Progress in measuring subjective well-being

@article{Krueger2014ProgressIM,
  title={Progress in measuring subjective well-being},
  author={Alan B. Krueger and Arthur A Stone},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={346},
  pages={42-43}
}
Progress in science requires new tools for measuring phenomena previously believed unmeasurable, as well as conceptual frameworks for interpreting such measurements. There has been much progress on both fronts in the measurement of subjective well-being (SWB), which “refers to how people experience and evaluate their lives and specific domains and activities in their lives” (1). In 2009, the Sarkozy Commission recommended adding SWB measures as supplements to existing indicators of societal… CONTINUE READING
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