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Quality of college life (QCL) of students: further validation of a measure of well-being
This paper reports a study designed to further validate a measure of quality of college life (QCL) of university students (Sirgy, Grzeskowiak, Rahtz, Soc Indic Res 80(2), 343-360, 2007). Two studies were conducted: a ...
How the poor in a developing country view business' contribution to quality-of-life 5 years after a national economic crisis
This study proposes and tests a three-step model of business' contribution to quality of life 5 years after a devastating national economic crisis in a developing country. The model incorporates both a beneficent dimension ...
Linking advertising, materialism, and life satisfaction
(Springer Netherlands, 2012)
This paper develops theory related to advertising, materialism, and life satisfaction by formally testing explanations related to the antecedents and consequences of materialism. Survey data were collected from seven major ...
The effects of shopping well-being and shopping ill-being on consumer life satisfaction
(Springer Netherlands, 2017)
Individuals hold two distinct sets of beliefs about shopping activities: Positive beliefs regarding the degree to which shopping contributes to quality of life (shopping well-being), and negative beliefs related to the ...
Is Materialism All That Bad? Effects on Satisfaction with Material Life, Life Satisfaction, and Economic Motivation
The literature in economic psychology and quality-of-life studies alludes to a negative relationship between materialism and life satisfaction. In contrast, the macroeconomic literature implies a positive relationship ...
Development and quality of life in Turkey: how globalization, religion, and economic growth influence individual well-being
(SAGE Publications Inc., 2016)
Recently, scholars have been calling attention to the macro-social and institutional structures shaping development and welfare. In this study we offer a socio-temporally situated understanding of quality of life (QOL) in ...