- From the Journal of Social Research and Policy, a special issue on Between Wealth and Well-Being: Consumption, psychology and quality of life.
- Stephan Humpert (Leuphana): Gender Differences in Life Satisfaction and Social Participation.
- Jonathan Phillips (Yale), Sven Nyholm (Cologne), and Shen-yi Liao (NTU): The Good in Happiness.
- Virginia E. Harper Ho (Kansas): The Pursuit of Happiness with Chinese Characteristics.
- Steven Luper (Trinity): Life's Meaning.
- Sean P. Wojcik and Peter H. Ditto (UC-Irvine): Motivated Happiness: Self-Enhancement Inflates Self-Reported Subjective Well-Being.
- Mikko Myrskyla (LSE) and Rachel Margolis (Western Ontario): Happiness: Before and After the Kids.
- Sebastiano Bavetta (Palermo), Dario Maimone (Messina), Peter Miller and Pietro Navarra (Penn): Autonomy, Political Freedom, and Happiness.
- Amitai Etzioni (George Washington): Politics and Culture in an Age of Austerity. Charles Murray on advice for a happy life.
- Though the practical applications of happiness are still at the early stages, Japanese environmental thought-leader Junko Edahiro is looking to spread the idea of happiness as a policy tool within Japan and throughout the world.
- Many shoppers, whether they buy material items or life experiences, are no happier following the purchase than they were before, according to a new study.
- Does a higher minimum wage make people happier? Michael Krassa and Benjamin Radcliff investigate.
- If you have won the lottery, or if you plan to do so, please keep reading this column.
- Here’s how much of your own happiness is under your control.
- Ester Bloom on why big data can’t buy you happiness: Does a by-the-numbers advice column really give advice?
- Timothy N. Bond and Kevin Lang on using happiness scales to inform policy: Strong words of caution.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Omnivore - Advice for a Happy Life
From Bookform's Omnivore blog, here is a collection of links on the topic of happiness, a meaningful life, happiness in economics and government policy.