The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark

  title={The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark},
  author={Robert Biswas-Diener and Joar Vitters{\o} and Ed Diener},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
Although income and happiness have been linked at both the individual and national levels of analysis, few studies have specifically examined the different relationships between these two variables in affluent nations. This study investigates various measures of well-being in both the United States and Denmark. Respondents in both countries reported high levels of well-being but Americans generally reported greater positive and negative affect while Danes reported higher levels of satisfaction… 
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