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Literature Update 32 Tuesday: Do people choose happiness or..?

Benjamin, Kimball, Heffetz and Rees-Jones (2012) research if individuals make their decisions to consciously optimize their happiness. Their results show a resounding ‘no’.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Literature Update 31 Tuesday: Graduates during recession more satisfied with jobs

Due to easter this literature update is published one day later than normal. Bianchi researched the effects of attaining a college or graduate degree during a recession on the job satisfaction of said graduates.

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Literature Update 30 Thursday: Social Capital and Happiness

Rodríguez-Pose and von Berlepsch (2013) research the effects of social capital on happiness. 

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Literature Update 29 Monday: Happier places, more suicides

Daly, Oswald, Wilson & Wu (2011) show quite a disturbing finding, more suicides occur in happier places, they call this finding the ‘dark contrast’.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Programdirector Guy van Liemt interviewed by Trouw (major Dutch newspaper)!

Program director Guy van Liemt was interviewed by a reporter of the Dutch newspaper Trouw about happiness within companies. 

Monday, 14 April 2014