Workshop: Consumption and Happiness
Monday 28th, 13.30 - 17.15.
Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus Univerity Rotterdam, Netherlands
Introduction to the problem, Introduction of participants
Devrim Dumladag, Bosporus University, Istanbul Turkey
'Life satisfaction, consumption and saving in transition and developing economies'
Shu Cai, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
'Will Consumption Increase Subjective Well-Being? Evidence from Longitudinal Data in Rural China'
Junyi Zhang, Hiroshima University, Japan
'Effects of life choices on the quality of life: A case study in Japan'
Andries VandenBroek, Institute for Social Research, Netherlands
'Culture, consumption and happiness'
Drinks and snacks
Tuesday 29th, 09.00 - 17.00.
Miriam Tatzel, Empire State Collge, New York, USA
'Wanting and spending: Consumer variations and happiness'
Zhiming Cheng, University of Wollongong, Australia
'Consumption and SWB in China'
'Life satisfaction, consumption and saving in Turkey'
Peggy Schyns, Institute for Social Research, Netherlands
'Ideological consumption and happiness'
Sanne Oppree, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
'The Causal Effects of Advertising Exposure on Children’s Psychological Well-Being and Life Satisfaction'
Extra discussion time
Adam Oculicz-Kozaryn, Rutgers University USA
'Car ownership and happiness in the USA'
Roundtable on how to advance research on this topic
Coffee and tea, end of workshop