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dc.contributor.author Neira-Gómez, Isabel es_ES
dc.contributor.author Bruna, Fernando es_ES
dc.contributor.author Portela, Marta es_ES
dc.contributor.author García Aracil, Adela es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-12T06:51:42Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-12T06:51:42Z
dc.date.issued 2018-04 es_ES
dc.identifier.issn 1389-4978 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10251/138738
dc.description.abstract [EN] This paper argues the relevance of analysing the origins of contextual effects to explain subjective well-being (SWB). Using the 2012 European Social Survey, the study applies social capital indicators to distinguish between-context and between-individual heterogeneity in three multilevel models of happiness and life satisfaction. Five indicators of social capital at individual and regional level are used to measure the trust, networks and norms dimensions of social capital. Random intercept and random slope hierarchical models are used to control for unexplained regional variability. The possibility of aggregated subjective perceptions conditioning, or interacting with, the effects of individual perceptions is also examined. The results show that the regional means of the social capital indicators are useful in explaining not only average levels of SWB (between-context heterogeneity) but also differences in the importance individuals attribute to their social capital (between-individual heterogeneity). The paper also proposes a research agenda to expand the frontier on contextual effects in the new science of well-being. es_ES
dc.description.sponsorship We are grateful to the participants of the Workshop of Socioeconomics and Economic Sociology (A Coruna 2016) and to anonymous referees for their helpful comments. The research for this paper was conducted as part of the research project ref. EDU-2013-45177-R 'Education, Employability and Empowerment of the Youth' (3E4Youth), funded by the National R&D Programme of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The views expressed in this paper are not necessarily the views of that organization es_ES
dc.language Inglés es_ES
dc.publisher Springer-Verlag es_ES
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/MINECO//EDU2013-45177-R/ES/EDUCACION, EMPLEABILIDAD Y EMPODERAMIENTO DE LOS JOVENES/ es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Happiness Studies es_ES
dc.rights Reserva de todos los derechos es_ES
dc.subject Happiness es_ES
dc.subject Life satisfaction es_ES
dc.subject Multilevel models es_ES
dc.subject Between-context es_ES
dc.subject Between individual es_ES
dc.subject European regions es_ES
dc.title Individual Well-Being, Geographical Heterogeneity and Social Capital es_ES
dc.type Artículo es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s10902-016-9840-z es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights Cerrado es_ES
dc.contributor.affiliation Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto de Gestión de la Innovación y del Conocimiento - Institut de Gestió de la Innovació i del Coneixement es_ES
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Neira-Gómez, I.; Bruna, F.; Portela, M.; García Aracil, A. (2018). Individual Well-Being, Geographical Heterogeneity and Social Capital. Journal of Happiness Studies. 19(4):1067-1090. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-016-9840-z es_ES
dc.description.accrualMethod S es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-016-9840-z es_ES
dc.description.upvformatpinicio 1067 es_ES
dc.description.upvformatpfin 1090 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion es_ES
dc.description.volume 19 es_ES
dc.description.issue 4 es_ES
dc.relation.pasarela S\398920 es_ES
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad es_ES
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