Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e


Selfreport onsingle question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.. Your life overall?
1 not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7 completely satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAkay et al. (2015): study GB 1996
TitleBack to Bentham: Should We? Large-Scale Comparison of Decision versus Experienced Utility for Income-Leisure Preferences.
Public18+ aged single individuals, the United Kingdom, 1996-2008
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: no
  
ReferenceAngeles (2008): study GB 1991
TitleAdaptation or Social Comparison? The Effects of Income and Happiness.
Public18+ aged general public, UK, 1991-2005
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBecchetti et al. (2008): study GB 1991
TitleEasterlin-Types and Frustrated Achievers: The Heterogeneous Effects of Income Changes on Life Satisfaction.
Public18+ aged general public, United Kingdom, followed 15 years 1991-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBinder & Coad (2013): study GB 1996
TitleLife Satisfaction and Self-employment: A Matching Approach.
PublicWorking age, UK, followed 10 years, 1996-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBinder & Coad (2013): study GB 1996 /1
TitleLife Satisfaction and Self-employment: A Matching Approach.
PublicWorking age people, UK, followed 10 years 1996-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBrewer & Nandi (2014): study GB 1991
TitlePartnership Dissolution: How Does it Affect Income, Employment and Well-being?
PublicDivorced, United Kingdom, followed 1991-2008
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceClark & D'Angelo (2013): study GB 1991
TitleUpward Social Mobility, Well-being and Political Preferences: Evidence from the BHPS.
Public18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1991-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceClark & D'Angelo (2013): study GB 1991 /1
TitleUpward Social Mobility, Well-being and Political Preferences: Evidence from the BHPS.
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1991-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDella Giusta et al. (2010a): study GB 1996
TitleTime Packages and Their Effect on Life Satisfaction.
Public16+ aged, general public, UK, followed 12 years 1996-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDella Giusta et al. (2010a): study GB 1996 /1
TitleTime Packages and Their Effect on Life Satisfaction.
PublicAdults, general public, UK, 1996-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDuffy (2004): study GB 2000
TitleLife Satisfaction and Trust in Other People.
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFerrer-i-Carbonell & Gowdy (2007): study GB 1996
TitleEnvironmental Degradation and Happiness.
PublicAdults, general public, Great Britain, 1996
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFitzroy et al. (2013): study GB 1996
TitleTesting the Tunnel Effect: Comparison, Age and Happiness in UK and German Panels.
Public18+ aged general public, UK, 1996-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGash et al. (2010): study GB 1996
TitleWomen between Part-Time and Full-Time Work: The Influence of Changing Hours of Work on Happiness and Life Satisfaction.
PublicMarried women aged 20-59, United Kingdom, followed 10 years, 1996-2006,
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGreen & Heywood (2011): study GB 1999
TitleFlexible Contract and Subjective Wellbeing.
Public20-65 aged employees, United Kingdom, 1999-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGreen & Heywood (2011): study GB 1999 /1
TitleFlexible Contract and Subjective Wellbeing.
Public20-65 aged, UK, followed 5 years 1999-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLuechinger et al. (2008): study ZZ EU 13 1989
TitleWhy does Unemployment Hurt the Unemployed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and Privat Sector.
PublicEmployees, public and private sector, 13 European nations, 1989-1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMentzakis & Moro (2009): study GB 1996
TitleThe Poor, the Rich and the Happy: Exploring the Link between Income and Subjective Well-Being.
Public16+ aged general public, the UK, followed 7 years, 1996-2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOishi et al. (2007a): study GB 1996
TitleThe Optimum Level of Well-Being. Can People Be Too Happy?
Public16+ aged, UK, 1993-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOswald & Powdthavee (2007): study GB 1999
TitleDeath, Happiness, and the Calculation of Compensatory Damages.
Public16-65 aged, United Kingdom, 1999 -2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOswald & Powdthavee (2007a): study GB 2004
TitleObesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence.
PublicAdults, United Kingdom, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePfaff & Hirata (2013): study GB 1996
TitleTesting the Easterlin Hypothesis with Panel Data: The Dynamic Relationship between Life Satisfaction and Economic Growth in Germany and in the UK.
Public18+ aged general public, United Kingdom, followed 12 years,1996-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePowdthavee (2008): study GB 1997
TitlePutting a Price Tag on Friends, Relatives, and Neighbours: Using Surveys of Life Satisfaction to Value Social Relationships.
Public16-65 aged, followed 6 years, Great-Britain, 1997-2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceProto & Rustichini (2015): study GB 1996
TitleLife Satisfaction, Income, and Personality.
Public16+ aged general public, United Kingdom, 1996-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceScales & Scase (2001): study GB 1991
TitleFit and Fifty? Britain Towards 2010.
Public50-59 aged, general public, UK, 1991-1998
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWunder et al. (2009): study GB 1996
TitleWell-Being over the Life Span: Semiparametric Evidence from British and German Longitudinal Data.
Public16+ aged, general public, UK, followed 10 years, 1996-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 1996
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1996-97
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 1997
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1997-98
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 1998
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1998-99
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 1999
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1999-2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 2000
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2000-01
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 2002
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2002-03
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 2003
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2003-04
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 2004
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2004-05
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~BHPS (2010): study GB 2006
TitleBritish Household Panel Survey: website
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no