Happiness measure, code: O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a


Selfreport on single question

Various questions on satisfaction with life as-a-whole, rated on 10 or 11 step numeral scales. 10 step variants stretched to range 0-10
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, nt numeric scales transformed to same range Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBergheim (2007): study ZZ OECD member states 2005
TitleThe Happy Variety of Capitalism.
Public14+ aged general public, 22 rich countries, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBrulé & Veenhoven (2012): study ZZ Europe 2000
TitleWhy are Latin Europeans Less Happy? The Impact of Hierarchy.
PublicAdults, 6 European nations, 2000-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDownie et al. (2007): study ZZ World samples 1995
TitlePolitical Support for Self-determination, Wealth, and National Subjective Well-Being.
PublicAdults, general public, 90 nations 1995-2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRam (2009): study ZZ 2006
TitleGovernment Spending and Happiness of the Population: Additional Evidence from Large Cross-Country Samples.
Public18+ aged, general public, 87 nations, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRam (2009): study ZZ 2006 /1
TitleGovernment Spending and Happiness of the Population: Additional Evidence from Large Cross-Country Samples.
Public18+ aged, general public, 87 nations, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStevenson & Wolfers (2008): study JP 1958
TitleEconomic Growth and Subjective Well-being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox.
Public18+ aged general public, Japan, 1958-2007
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes