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Cities and quality of life. Quantitative modeling of the emergence of the happiness field in urban studies

Author
Papachristou, I.; Rosas-Casals, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Cities
Date of publication
2019-05
Volume
88
First page
191
Last page
208
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.10.012 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/125634 Open in new window
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026427511730940X Open in new window
Abstract
Where we live affects all aspects of our life and thus our happiness. In recent years, and now for more than half of the population of the Earth, our place of residence or activity has been increasingly transformed into an urban one. However, while the impact of happiness studies has grown in importance during the last twenty years, we note that happiness-related concepts find it difficult to penetrate the planning and design of cities, and affect the field of urban studies. In this paper, we ma...
Citation
Papachristou, I., Rosas-Casals, M. Cities and quality of life. Quantitative modeling of the emergence of the happiness field in urban studies. "Cities", Maig 2019, vol. 88, p. 191-208.
Keywords
Cities, Complex networks, Ego-networks, Evolving graphs, Happiness, Urban studies
Group of research
SUMMLab - Sustainability Measurement and Modelin Lab

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