Measurement of subjective well-being and its implications on socio-political decisions (French)

Date of publication: June 15, 1977


This present paper has as its objective the presentation of a conceptual framework and the first experimental results (from a sample of a reduced size) of research intended to: 1. Perfect a method and tools for measuring individual subjective well-being at one particular point in time or over a determined period; 2. Draw a framework of on explanatory model of subjective well-being, describing the relative weight and the interactions of the main individual or collective factors which influence the subjective well- being of individuals from a particular population. After five presentation of those results, the paper will be concluded with a study on the fields of use for the proposed fools.

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