Journal of Happiness Studies

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 397–404 | Cite as

Guidelines for National Indicators of Subjective Well-Being and Ill-Being

  • Ed Diener


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ed Diener
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  1. 1.University of IllinoisChampaignUSA

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