Social Capital, Happiness, and the Unmarried: a Multilevel Analysis of 32 European Countries

  title={Social Capital, Happiness, and the Unmarried: a Multilevel Analysis of 32 European Countries},
  author={Elyakim Kislev},
  journal={Applied Research in Quality of Life},
  • Elyakim Kislev
  • Published 1 November 2020
  • Economics
  • Applied Research in Quality of Life
Vast changes to the status of marriage in modern society have impacted the demographic makeup of many countries. Particularly in the Western world, a growing portion of the population comprises of singles that may be separated, divorced, widowed, or never married. Faced with this change, it is crucial for researchers and policymakers to understand the mechanisms behind the well-being of the unmarried. This paper explores the relationship between social capital and happiness for different types… 

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