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ISQOLS JOURNAL: Applied Research in Quality-of-Life (ARQOL)

Applied Research in Quality-of-Life (ARQOL) is the official journal of The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS). The aim of this journal is to publish conceptual, methodological and empirical papers dealing with quality-of-life studies in the applied areas of the natural and social sciences. As the official journal of ISQOLS, it is designed to attract papers that have some direct implications for or impact on practical applications of research on the quality-of-life.

We welcome papers crafted from inter-disciplinary, inter-professional and international perspectives. This research should guide decision making in a variety of professions, industries, nonprofit, and government sectors such as healthcare, travel and tourism, marketing, corporate management, community planning, social work, public administration, human resource management, among others.

The goal is to help decision makers apply performance measures and outcome assessment techniques based on concepts such as well-being, human satisfaction, human development, happiness, wellness and quality of life. The Editorial Review Board is divided into specific sections indicating the broad scope of practice covered by the journal, and the section editors are distinguished scholars from many countries across the globe.

ARQOL is published by Springer Publishing. This journal is free to ISQOLS members and is USD $664/year for non-members. ISQOLS members have online access to ARQOL. Please click here for instructions on how to accesss ARQOL online.

(Please note: as of 2018, ISQOLS members automatically receive online access to ARQOL as a part of their membership benefits. Members requesting physical copies can select this option on their membership renewal for an additional $21.00 USD. Members can change access on membership profiles).


ARQOL offers several "open access" free online articles. Click on any of the latest open access articles below. 



Click here to learn more about ARQOL and to read recent publications

Submit manuscripts for review at http://www.editorialmanager.com/ariq/

 Co-Editors:

  • Richard Estes, University of Pennsylvania (USA), restes@sp2.upenn.edu
  • Alex C. Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia (Canada), michalos@unbc.ca
  • M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (USA), sirgy@vt.edu

 Book Review Editor

 Pioneers in Quality of Life Theory and Research

 Editorial Policy Board:

Ferran Casas, University of Girona, SpainLaura Camfield, University of East Anglia, UK; Andrew Clark,Paris School of Economics, France; Robert Cummins, Deakin University Australia; Richard Easterlin,University of Southern California, USA; Richard J. Estes, University of Pennsylvania, USA; Michael Frisch, Baylor University, USA; Wolfgang Glatzer, Goethe University, Germany; Kenneth C. Land, Duke University, USA; Filomena Maggino, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy; Alex C. Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada; Valerie Møller, Rhodes University, South Africa; Heinz-Herbert Noll, ZUMA, Germany; Don Rahtz, College of William & Mary, USA; M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA; Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University-Rotterdam, Netherlands

 Editorial Review Board, by Section

Erik Angner, George Mason University, USA; Asher Ben-Arieh, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Tomislav Benjak, Croatian Public Health Institute, Croatia; Michael Bosnjak, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia, UK; Ferran Casas, University of Girona, Spain; C.B. Claiborne, Texas Southern University, USA; Andrew Clark, Paris School of Economics, France; Robert A. Cummins; Deakin University, Australia; Martin Dempster, Queen's University Belfast, UK; Richard Easterlin, University of Southern California, USA; Martin Eisemann, University of Tromso, Norway; Richard J. Estes, University of Pennsylvania, USA; Michael Frisch, Baylor University, USA; Jose de Jesús Garcia Vega,Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico; León R. Garduno Estrada, Universidad de las Américas, Mexico; Rose Gilroy, Newcastle University, UK; Wolfgang Glatzer, Goethe University, Germany; Carol Graham, University of Maryland, USA; Bjørn Grinde, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway; Stephan Grzeskowiak,Rouen Business School, France; Akimori Hisashige, Institute of HTA, Japan; Meg Holden, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Stefan Höfer, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria; Scott Huebner, University of South Carolina, USA; Denis Huschka, German Council for Social and Economic Data, Germany; Mary Kestler, DTMH, Canada; Andreas Knabe, Otto-von-Guericke Universität, Magdeburg, Germany; Stefan Kruger, North West University, South Africa; Dong-Jin Lee, Yonsei University, Korea; Kenneth C. Land, Duke University, USA; Filomena Maggino, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy; Dwight Merunka, University of Aix-Marseille and Euromed Management, France; Alex Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada; Srimanta Mohanty, The Social Planning Council of Peel, Canada; Valerie Møller, Rhodes University, South Africa; Georg P. Mueller, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Heinz-Herbert Noll, ZUMA,Germany; Giampaolo Nuvolati, Universita degli studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy; Jan Ott, Erasmus University-Rotterdam, Netherlands; Mark Peterson, University of Wyoming, USA; Rhonda Phillips, Arizona State University USA; Maurizio Pisati, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy; Michael J. Polonsky, Deakin University, Australia; Don Rahtz, College of William & Mary, USA; Fabiola Riccardini, ATDISA/ DCSA, Italy;Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, Canada; Elaine Sherman, Hofstra University, USA;Clifford J. Shultz, II, Loyola University Chicago, USA; Anusorn Singhapakdi, Old Dominion University, USA; M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA; Claudia Senik Paris School of Economics, France; Mehdi Taghian, Deakin University, AustraliaHabib Tiliouine, University of Oran, Algeria; Walter N. Toscano, Universidad Nacional de la Matanza, ArgentinaMuzzafer Uysal, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA; Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University-Rotterdam, Netherlands;  David Webb, University of Western Australia, Australia; Klaus Weiermair, University of Innsbruck, Austria;Jiyun Wu, Rhode Island College, USA; Hongjun Yin, Long Island University, USA; Grace B. Yu, Yonsei University, Korea; Keith J. Zullig, University of  West Virginia, USA



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