TRUST AND WELL-BEING:bulgarian case in a comparative perspective
1. Why are we “at the bottom”?
2. Quality of life – well-being – trust: the European doctrine
3. Bulgaria, a low-trusted society
3.1. Trust in other people – “social” or interpersonal trust
3.2. Trust in institutions – “political” trust
4. Trust and satisfaction
5. The fears of Bulgarians – factors of mistrust
6. Any causes for optimism?
Key words: Well-being, Trust, Quality of life, Bulgaria in EU
 The author is Prof. Dr. Sc. at Public Administration Dept., Sofia University, Bulgaria, and a lecturer to BA and MA students on social stratification, quality of life and ethnopolitics ([email protected]). This study has been published only in Bulgarian in the book: Tilkidjiev, N.(editor and co-compiler) and L. Dimova (co-compiler). 2010. Well-being and Trust: Bulgaria in Europe?(Comparative Analysis after ESS Rounds 2006/2009). Sofia: East-West Publishing House: 33-61.