Tachibanaki, Toshiaki

Advances in Happiness Research

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tadashi Yagi

Part I. Issues in Happiness Research—Concepts, Measurement and Interpretation

2. Happiness: Research and Policy Considerations
Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus

3. The ‘Wicked Problem’ of Wellbeing: Theorising the Prospects for Policy Change
Ian Bache, Louise Reardon

4. An Overview of Intertemporal Measures of Individual Well-Being: Can They Explain Life Satisfaction Better?
Conchita D’Ambrosio

5. The Importance of ‘Domain Importance’ for Happiness Economics
Tim Tiefenbach, Florian Kohlbacher

6. Adaptation and the Easterlin Paradox
Andrew E. Clark

Part II. Income Inequality, Employment, and Happiness

7. Comparative Study of Happiness and Inequality in Five Industrialized Countries
Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Sayaka Sakoda

8. Happiness, Social Cohesion and Income Inequalities in Britain and Japan
Dimitris Ballas, Danny Dorling, Tomoki Nakaya, Helena Tunstall, Kazumasa Hanaoka, Tomoya Hanibuchi

9. Happiness and Employment Status
Tadashi Yagi, Kunio Urakawa, Katsuhiko Yonezaki

10. The Impact of Employment System on Feeling of Happiness in Germany and Japan
Toshiyuki Shirakawa

11. Effects of Paid and Unpaid Overtime Work on Stress, Earnings, and Happiness
Akira Kawaguchi, Takato Kasai

Part III. Societal Issues and Happiness

12. Why Do Japanese Parents and Their Young Adult Children Live Together?
Kei Sakata, Colin R. McKenzie

13. Anticipation of Life Satisfaction Before Emigration: Evidence from German Panel Data
Marcel Erlinghagen

14. Does City Size Affect Happiness?
Yoshio Itaba

15. Can Work-Life Balance Policies Foster Happiness Within the Family? A Comparison of Traditional Versus New Family Arrangements
Álvaro Martínez-Pérez

16. Accessing Suicidal Ideation from Responses to Queries on Subjective Well-Being
Susumu Kuwahara, Teruyuki Tamura, Akiko Kamesaka, Toshiya Murai

17. Do the Arts and Culture Have a Positive Impact on Happiness? Beyond Methodological Issues
Nobuko Kawashima

18. Arts and Happiness
Lasse Steiner

Keywords: Economics, Cultural Economics, Behavioral/Experimental Economics, Quality of Life Research

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Creative Economy
Page amount
20 pages
Printed ISBN

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