Special Issue "New Methods for the Measurement of Quality-of-Life (QOL)/Subjective Well-Being (SWB)"
A special issue of Social Sciences (ISSN 2076-0760).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 December 2019
Over the last few decades, a huge debate arose from the question of whether the primary goal of a country should be, first and foremost, economic in nature. This ongoing discussion has intensified since the emergence of “The Stiglitz Report”. These days, it defines its main objective in the increase of quality-of-life (QOL) and subjective well-being (SWB). This research stream becomes broader and broader and a tremendous number of different scientific topics play their role for the progress of the same. These diversified influences logically lead at the same time to a broader range of measurement techniques used to quantify QOL and SWB respectively. Technological advancements will play one of the dominant roles in the future, as more and more information can be processed, as well as new sorts of information showing up in this respect.
We welcome a broad range of empirical contributions that deal with new methods based on all kinds of data, be they numerical, textual, biometric, pictorial, acoustic, etc., and look forward for creative contributions to the field of QoL, as well as SWB measurement techniques.
Dr. Christian Weismayer
Prof. Ivo Ponocny
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- Quality-of-Life (QoL)
- Subjective Well-Being (SWB)
- Life Satisfaction
- Quantitative Measurement