What’s Special About Happiness as a Social Indicator?

@article{Helliwell2018WhatsSA,
  title={What’s Special About Happiness as a Social Indicator?},
  author={John F Helliwell},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={135},
  pages={965-968}
}
  • J. Helliwell
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Sociology, Psychology, Economics
  • Social Indicators Research
Abstract Measures of subjective well-being, and especially life evaluations, or judgments about how happy people are with their lives as a whole, enrich and empower social indicators research. They do this by requiring other social indicators as explanatory variables and providing a coherent encompassing framework within which the relative importance of other social indicators can be established. 
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