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If you are interested in methods to measure Subjective Wellbeing, you will find this Summary Review of SWB research very useful: The following paper provides an overview of the growing literature on subjective wellbeing or more commonly known as “happiness”. Traditionally, wellbeing has been identified with a single objective dimension: material progress measured by income […]

Subjective well-being is not the same as happiness, even if such terms are often used as synonymous. A definition of subjective well being: “a broad category of phenomena that includes people’s emotional responses, domain satisfactions, and global judgements of life satisfaction. Subjective well-being consists of two distinctive components: an affective part (evaluation guided by emotions […]

“Measuring subjective well-being: an opportunity for National Statistical Offices?” was the tile of a seminar organised, among others, by Istat. Before subjective well-being going mainstream in France and UK, Italians already understood its importance. Unfortunately, such vision didn’t get implemented in practical terms. From Enhancing societal progress needs timely and reliable data that allow […]

In their “Developments in the Measurement of Subjective Well-Being”, Daniel Kahneman and Alan B. Krueger “discuss research on how individuals’ responses to subjective well-being questions vary with their circumstances and other factors. We will argue that it is fruitful to distinguish among different conceptions of utility rather than presume to measure a single, unifying concept […]

Welcome to “Subjective well-being 101”, our first podcast about subjective well-being 101! We look forward to hearing your comments, inputs, etc.! Thanks,