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Brulé, Gaël

Metrics of Subjective Well-Being: Limits and Improvements

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Table of contents

1. Towards More Complexity in Subjective Well-Being Studies
Gaël Brulé, Filomena Maggino

Part I. Conceptual Issues

2. Can Good Life Be Measured? The Dimensions and Measurability of a Life Worth Living
Frank Martela

3. The Subjective Object of Well-Being Studies: Well-Being as the Experience of Being Well
Mariano Rojas

Part II. Measurement Issues

4. Measures of Happiness: Which to Choose?
Ruut Veenhoven

5. Explaining the Decline in Subjective Well-Being Over Time in Panel Data
Katia Iglesias, Pascale Gazareth, Christian Suter

6. Reducing Current Limitations in Order to Enhance the Quality of Subjective Well-Being Research: The Example of Mindfulness
Rebecca Shankland, Ilios Kotsou, Caroline Cuny, Lionel Strub, Nicholas J. L. Brown

7. Measuring Indecision in Happiness Studies
Stefania Capecchi

Part III. Comparability Issues

8. Evaluating Comparability of Survey Data on Subjective Well-being
Ingebjørg Kristoffersen

9. Label Scale and Rating Scale in Subjective Well-Being Measurement
Ester Macri

Part IV. Possible Improvements of the Measurability of Subjective Well-Being

10. Culture and Well-Being: A Research Agenda Designed to Improve Cross-Cultural Research Involving the Life Satisfaction Construct
Dong-Jin Lee, Grace B. Yu, Joseph Sirgy

11. Objective and Subjective Indices of Well-Being: Resolving the Easterlin Happiness–Income Paradox
Kenneth C. Land, Vicki L. Lamb, Emma Zang

12. Methods to Increase the Comparability in Cross-National Surveys, Highlight on the Scale Interval Method and the Reference Distribution Method
Tineke Jonge

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law, Economic Growth, Methodology of the Social Sciences

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Happiness Studies Book Series
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319618104
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-61809-8

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