2. Comparative Study on Happiness

Book on Happiness

Comparative Study on Happiness

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Part1 Happiness and Inequiality
1 Happiness: Research and Policy Considerations
Bruno Frey, University of Zurich, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen and CREMA
Jana Gallus, University of Zurich
2 A comparative study on happiness and inequality : five countries' case
Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Doshisha University
Sayaka Sakoda, Doshisha University
3 Happiness, social cohesion and income inequalities in Britain and Japan
Dimitris Ballas, The University of Sheffield
Danny Dorling, University of Oxford
Tomoki Nakaya, Ritsumeikan University
Helena Tunstall, University of Edinburgh
Kazumasa Hanaoka, Tohoku University
Tomoya Hanibuchi, Chukyo University
4 An overview of intertemporal measures of individual well-being: Do they explain life satisfaction better?
Conchita D'Ambrosio, University of Luxembourg
Part2 Employment and Happiness
5 Happiness and Employment Status
Tadashi Yagi, Doshisha University
Katsuhiko Yonezaki, Doshisha University
Kunio Urakawa, Kyushu University
6 The Impact of Employment System on Feeling of Happiness in Germany and Japan
Toshiyuki Shirakawa, Doshisha University
7 Effects of Paid and Unpaid Overtime Work on Stress, Earnings, and Happiness
Akira Kawaguchi, Doshisha University
Takato Kasai, Doshisha University
Part3 Society and Happiness
8 Why do Japanese Parents and Their Young Adult Children Live Together?
Kei Sakata, Ritsumeikan University
C.R. McKenzie, Keio University
9 Anticipation of Life Satisfaction before Emigration
-Evidence from German Panel Data
Marcel Erlinghagen, University of Duisburg-Essen
10 Impact of the arts and culture on happiness--Beyond methodological issues
Nobuko Kawashima, Doshisha University
11 Arts and Happiness
Lasse Steiner, University of Zurich and University of California at Berkeley
Part4 Determinants of Happiness
12 Adaptation and the Easterlin Paradox
Andew Clark, Paris School of Economics
13 Observing unobserved effect heterogeneity: The importance of domain importance for happiness economics
Tim Tiefenbach, German Institute for Japanese Studies
Florian Kohlbacher, German Institute for Japanese Studies
14 Accessing Suicidal Ideation from Responses to Queries on Subjective Well-Being
Susumu Kuwahara, Japan Center for Economic Research and ESRI
Teruyuki Tamura, Sophia University
Akiko Kamesaka, Aoyama Gakuin University and ESRI
Toshiya Murai, Kyoto University
Part5 Policy and Happiness
15 Does City Size affect Happiness?
Yoshio Itaba, Doshisha University
16 Understanding wellbeing as a wicked problem - the implications for policy-making
Ian Bache, The University of Sheffield
Louise Reardon, University of Sheffield
17 Can Work-Life Balance Policies Foster Happiness within the Family?
A Comparison of New versus Old Family Arrangements
Álvaro Martínez-Pérez, The University of Sheffield