Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d


Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 totally unsatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAkay & Martinsson (2012): study DE 1984
TitlePositional Concerns through the Life Cycle: Evidence from subjective Well-being Data and Survey Experiments.
Public20-79 aged general public, Germany, 1984-2009
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBarcena Martin et al. (2013): study DE 1994
TitleThe role of Proximity and Social Comparisons on Subjective Well-Being.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1994-2011
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBerger (2009): study DE 1994
TitleMaternal Employment and Happiness: The Effect of Non-Particpation and Part-time Employment on Mothers' Life Satisfaction.
PublicMothers aged 20-65, Germany, followed 14 years, 1994-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBoes & Winkelmann (2010): study DE 1984
TitleThe Effect of Income on General Life Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction.
Public25-65 aged singles, (West-)Germany, 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBöhnke et al. (2002): study DE 1993
TitleEuromodule, Codebook June 2002.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBörsch-Supan & Jürgens (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleEarly Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany.
Public50-65 aged, West-Germany, followed 18 years, 1984-2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBörsch-Supan & Jürgens (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984 /1
TitleEarly Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany.
Public25+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1984-2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBoyce & Wood (2011): study DE 2005
TitlePersonality and the Marginal Utility of Income: Personality Interacts with Increases in Household Income to Determine Life Satisfaction.
Public17-96 aged, general public Germany, followed 4 years 2005-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBreuer (1987): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleProblem Groups.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCamp (2016): study DE 2005
TitleFamily and Labor Market Policies in Germany: The Well-Being of Working Women.
Public18-62 aged women, Germany, 2005-2009
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceChristoph (2006): study DE West Germany 2004
TitleZufriedenheit in Lebensbereichen. (Satisfaction with Areas of Life).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceChristoph (2008): study DE East Germany 2006
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Orientation on Values).
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceChristoph (2008): study DE East Germany 2007
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Orientation on Values).
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceChristoph (2008): study DE West Germany 2006
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Orientation on Values).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceChristoph (2008): study DE West Germany 2007
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Orientation on Values).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceClark (2015): study DE 1992
TitleSWB as a Measure of Individual Well-Being.
Public16+ aged, general public, followed 10 years, Germany, 1992-2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceClark et al. (2015): study DE 1992
TitlePoverty Profiles and Well-Being: Panel Evidence from Germany.
Public16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 14 years; 1992-2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCuesta & Budria (2011): study DE 2000
TitleDeprivation and Subjective Well-being: Evidence from Panel Data.
Public18+ aged, heads of households, Germany, 2000-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1980
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study XZ Germany West 1988
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceD'Ambrosio & Frick (2004): study DE 1990
TitleSubjective Well-Being and Relative Deprivation: An Empirical Link.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceD'Ambrosio & Frick (2004): study DE 1991
TitleSubjective Well-Being and Relative Deprivation: An Empirical Link.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceD'Ambrosio & Frick (2012): study DE 1992
TitleIndividual Wellbeing in a Dynamic Perspective.
Public18+ aged general public, followed 15 years, 1992-2007, Germany
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDelken (2008): study DE 2004
TitleHappiness in Shrinking Cities in Germany.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiTella & MacCulloch (2006): study DE West Germany 1985
TitleSome Uses of Happiness Data in Economics.
PublicAdults, general public, West Germany 1985-2000
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiTella & MacCulloch (2006): study XZ Germany West 1985 /1
TitleSome Uses of Happiness Data in Economics.
PublicEmployed females, Germany 1985-2000
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDiTella et al. (2007): study DE 1984
TitleHappiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel.
Public18+ aged general public, (West-)Germany, followed 16 years 1984-2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDittmann & Goebel (2010): study DE 2000
TitleYour House, Your Car, Your Education: The Socioeconomic Situation of the Neighborhood and its Impact on Life Satisfaction in Germany.
Public17+ aged general public, Germany, followed 7 years, 2000-2006
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDittmann & Goebel (2010): study DE 2000 /1
TitleYour House, Your Car, Your Education: The Socioeconomic Situation of the Neighborhood and its Impact on Life Satisfaction in Germany.
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, followed 7 years 2000-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDittmann & Goebel (2010): study DE 2004
TitleYour House, Your Car, Your Education: The Socioeconomic Situation of the Neighborhood and its Impact on Life Satisfaction in Germany.
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDohmen et al. (2005): study DE
TitleIndividual Risk Attitudes: New Evidence from a Large, Representative, Experimentally-Validated Survey
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, 2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE 1984
TitleLife satisfaction and economic conditions in East and West Germany pre- and post-unification.
Public16-65 aged general public, Germany, followed 1-21 years, 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE East Germany 1991
TitleLife satisfaction and economic conditions in East and West Germany pre- and post-unification.
Public16+ aged, general public, East Germany, followed 1- 14 years, Germany, 1991-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE West Germany 1984
TitleLife satisfaction and economic conditions in East and West Germany pre- and post-unification.
Public16+ aged, European immigrants, West Germany, Germany, followed 1-21 years, 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE West Germany 1984 /1
TitleLife satisfaction and economic conditions in East and West Germany pre- and post-unification.
Public16+ aged, general public, West Germany, followed 1-21 years, Germany, 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEasterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE West Germany 1984 /2
TitleLife satisfaction and economic conditions in East and West Germany pre- and post-unification.
Public16+ aged, Turkish immigrants, West Germany, Germany, followed 1-21 years, 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceEhrhardt et al. (2000): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleStability of Life-Satisfaction over Time. Analysis of Change in Ranks in National Population.
Public18+ aged general public West-Germany, followed 10 years, 1984-1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFerrer-i-Carbonell (2005): study DE 1992
TitleIncome and Well-Being: An emperical Analysis of the Comparison Income Effect.
Public18+ aged general public, Germany, 1992-1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFitzroy et al. (2013): study DE 2000
TitleTesting the Tunnel Effect: Comparison, Age and Happiness in UK and German Panels.
Public18+ aged general public, Germany, 2000-2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFrey et al. (2004): study XZ Germany West 1985
TitleValuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach.
PublicAdults, general public, Germany 1985-1998
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFrijters et al. (2004a): study DE 1991 /1
TitleMoney does Matter! Evidence from Increasing Real Income and Life Satisfaction in East Germany following Reunification.
Public21-64 aged general public, East Germany, 1991-2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGalatzer-Levy et al. (2010): study DE 1984
TitleFrom Marianthal to Latent Growth Mixture Modeling: A Return to the Exploration of Individual Differences in Response to Unemployment.
Public21-60 aged unemployed, before and after jobloss, Germany, 1984-2003
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGash et al. (2010): study DE 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, Germany, followed 10 years, 1996-2006,
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGerlach & Stephan (1996): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleA Paper on Unhappiness and Unemployment in Germany.
Public16-65 aged, general public, Germany, followed from 1984 to1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGöbel et al. (2011): study DE East Germany 2009
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Value Orientation).
Public16+ aged, general public,East-Germany, Germany, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGöbel et al. (2011): study DE West Germany 2009
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Value Orientation).
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGray (2014): study DE 2002
TitleFinancial Concerns and Overall Life Satisfaction: A Joint Modelling Approach.
PublicHeads of households, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGuven (2009b): study DE 1984
TitleWeather and Financial Risk-Taking: Is Happiness the Channel?
Public18+ aged, households' heads, Germany, 1984-2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHabich & Noll (2002): study DE 2001
TitleSoziale Schichtung und soziale Lagen. (Social Stratification and Social Situation).
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHabich & Noll (2004): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleObjektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden im vereinten Deutschland. (Objective Living Conditions and Subjective Wellbeing in United Germany).
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, 1984-2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHabich (2002): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleImmer mehr für immer mehr. Anmerkungen zur Wohlfahrts forschung in vergleichenden Perspective. (Ever more for Ever more: Welfare Development in a Comparative Perpective).
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1978 - 2001.
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHabich et al. (1991): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleDie Entwicklung des subjektiven Wohlbefindens vom Januar bis zum Herbst 1990 in der DDR und Ostdeutschland. (Change in Subjective Well-Being January - Fall 1990 in the DDR and East Germany).
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHabich et al. (1999): study DE 1998
TitleSubjectives Wohlbefinden in Ostdeutschland nahert sich westdeutschen Niveau (Subjective wellbeing in East-Germmany come close to the level of West-Germany)
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceHaisken-DeNew & Sinning (2010): study DE West Germany 2000
TitleSocial Deprivation of Immigrants in Germany.
Public16+ aged, general public, West Germany, Germany, followed 5 years, 2000-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey & Headey (2003): study DE 1990
TitleGerman Reunification: Welfare Gains and Losses East and West.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1990-1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey & Krause (1994): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleInequalities of Income, Health and Happiness: The Stratification Paradigm and Alternatives.
Public16+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1984-1991
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey (2008): study DE 1990
TitleLife Goals Matter to Happiness: A Revision of Set-Point Theory.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1990-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey (2010): study DE 1990
TitleThe Set Point Theory of Well-Being Has Serious Flaws: On the Eve of a Scientific Revolution?
Public18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 15 years, 1990 - 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey et al. (1995): study DE East Germany 1990
TitlePolitical Legitimicy versus Economic Imperatives in System Transformation: Hungary and East Germany 1990 - 93.
Public16+ aged, general public, East Germany, 1990-1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey et al. (2008): study DE 2002
TitleMoney does not Buy Happiness...Or does it? A Reconsideration Based on the Combined Effects of Wealth, Income and Consumption.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany 2002
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHetschko (2014): study DE 1991
TitleOn the Misery of losing Self-employment.
Public18-65 aged, general public, Germany, followed yearly, 1991-2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceIsengard & Schneider (2002): study DE 1991
TitleDie Lebenssituation von Jugendlichen und jungen Erwachsenen in Deutschland. (The Living Conditions of Youngsters and Young Adults in Germany).
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, 1991,1995,1999
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKnabe & Rätzel (2007): study DE 1992
TitleQuantifying the Psychological Costs of Unemployment: The Role of Permanent Income.
Public21-64 aged, Germany, followed 13 years ,1992-2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKnies (2012): study DE 2004
TitleIncome Comparisons among Neighbours and Satisfaction in East and West Germany.
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, 2004+2005
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKoch et al. (2005): study DE 2002
TitleWorkfare: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen. (Workfare: Possibilities and Limitations).
Public18-65 aged, on low wage or on social security, Germany, 2002-2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKöcher & Raffelhüschen (2011): study DE 2011
TitleGlücksatlas Deutschland 2011. (Map of Happiness Germany 2011).
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Germany, 2011
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceKopmann & Rehdanz (2014): study DE 2004
TitleUnderestimated Benefits from Periphery: Internal Migration and Subjective Well-being.
PublicWorking age people, Germany, followed 5 years 2004-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKozcan (2013): study DE 1984
TitleDoes integration increase life satisfaction?
Public16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 1-26 years, 1984-2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKozcan (2013): study DE 1984 /1
TitleDoes integration increase life satisfaction?
Public16+ aged immigrants, Germany, followed 1-26 years, 1984-2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceKrause (2013): study DE 2007
TitleDon't Worry, be Happy? Happiness and Reemployment.
Public16+ aged, recently fallen unemployed, Germany, 2007-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLandua (1992a): study DE East Germany 1991
TitleKomponenten des Wohlbefindens und Zufriedenheit nach Lebensbereichen. (Aspects of Well-Being and Satisfaction in Domains of Life).
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLang (1999): study DE 1997
TitleOstdeutsche Befindlichkeiten ein Jahrzehnt nach der Wende - Ambivalente Spuren des Umbruchs. (Attitudes in East Germany 10 Years after Reunification).
Public20-24 and 40-44 aged, Germany, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLayard et al. (2009): study DE 1984
TitleDoes Relative Income Matter? Are the Critics Right?
Public30-55 aged non-immigrant West-Germans, West-Germany, followed 1984-2006
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLucas (2008): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitlePersonality and Subjective Well-Being.
PublicEmployed - unemployed - -re-employed, Germany, followed 15 years 1984-1998
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLuechinger (2007): study DE 1985
TitleValuing Air Quality Using the Life Satisfaction Approach.
Public20+ aged, general public, Germany, followed 19 years, 1985-2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLuechinger et al. (2008): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleWhy does Unemployment Hurt the Unemployed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and Privat Sector.
PublicEmployees, private and public sector. West-Germany, 1984-2004.
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMau (1996): study DE East Germany 1994
TitleObjektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Objective Livingconditions and Subjective Well-Being).
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMau (1996): study DE East Germany 1995
TitleObjektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Objective Livingconditions and Subjective Well-Being).
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMau (1996): study DE West Germany 1994
TitleObjektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Objective Livingconditions and Subjective Well-Being).
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMau (1996): study DE West Germany 1995
TitleObjektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Objective Livingconditions and Subjective Well-Being).
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMollenkopf et al. (2004): study DE 2000
TitleQuality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Public55+ aged, Germany, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMollenkopf et al. (2004): study FI 2000
TitleQuality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Public55+ aged, Finland, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMollenkopf et al. (2004): study HU 2000
TitleQuality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Public55+ aged, Hungary, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMollenkopf et al. (2004): study IT 2000
TitleQuality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Public55+ aged, Italy, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMollenkopf et al. (2004): study NL 2000
TitleQuality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Public55+ aged, Netherlands, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMuffels & Kemperman (2011): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleDoes a Better Job Match Make Women Happier? Work Orientations, Work-Care Choices and Subjective Well-Being in Germany.
Public20-55 aged, women, Germany, 1984-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNesterko et al. (2013): study DE 2006
TitleLife Satisfaction and Health-Related Quality of Life in Immigrants and Native-Born Germans: The Role of Immigration-Related Factors
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNesterko et al. (2013): study DE 2006 /1
TitleLife Satisfaction and Health-Related Quality of Life in Immigrants and Native-Born Germans: The Role of Immigration-Related Factors
Public16+ aged migrants, Germany, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2004): study DE 2002
TitleVerluste an Lebensqualität im Alter vor allem immaterieller Art. (Loss of Quality of Life for Elderly, Particularly by Immaterial Causes).
Public17+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Baden-Wurttemberg 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Baden-Wuertenberg, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Bayern 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general publicBayern, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Berlin 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public, Berlin, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Brandenburg 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Brandenburg, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Hamburg 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Hamburg, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Hessen 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Hessen, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Niedersachsen 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Niedersachsen, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Nordrhein-Westfalen 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Sachsen 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Sachsen, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Sachsen-Anhalt 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Schleswig-Holstein 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Weick (2013): study DE Thueringen 2010
TitleZur substanziellen Bedeutung kleiner (regionaler) Unterschiede. (On the Meaning of Small Regional Differences).
Public16+ aged, general public,Thueringen, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceNoll & Zapf (1991): study DE East Germany 1990 /1
TitleWohlfahrtssurvey 'Ost' 1990, Machinenlesbares Codebuch (Welfare survey 'East' 1990, code book)
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceObucina (2013): study DE 1994
TitleThe Patterns of Satisfaction Among Immigrants in Germany
Public18-65 aged general public, Germany, followed 16 years, 1994-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOswald & Powdthavee (2007a): study DE 2002
TitleObesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence.
PublicAdults, general public, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOswald & Winkelmann (2008): study DE 2000
TitleDelay and Deservingness after Winning the Lottery.
PublicLottery winners, Germany, followed 3 years, 2000-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceOswald & Winkelmann (2008): study DE 2000 /1
TitleDelay and Deservingness after Winning the Lottery.
PublicLottery winners, Germany, followed 3 years, 2000-2007
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePannenberg & Goerke (2013): study DE 2008
TitleDirect Evidence on Income Comparisons and Subjective Well-Being.
Public17-65 aged general public, Germany, 2008-2010
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePfaff & Hirata (2013): study DE East Germany 1992
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, (East-)Germany, followed 18 years,1992-2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePfaff & Hirata (2013): study DE West Germany 1984
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, (West-)Germany, followed 24 years,1984-2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePfeifer (2013): study DE 2003
TitleLife Satisfaction and the Consumption Values of Partners and Friends: Empirical Evidence from German Panel Survey Data.
Public16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 5 years, 2003-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePischke (2011): study DE 1984
TitleMoney and Happiness: Evidence from the industry Wage Structure.
Public20-64 aged general public, West-Germany, 1984-2007
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePohl (2006): study DE 1984
TitleEmployment Status, Income and the Subjective Well-Being of Immigrants.
Public25-65 aged immigrants, Germany, followed yearly 1984-2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePouwels et al. (2008): study DE 1999
TitleIncome, Working Hours, and Happiness.
Public18-65 aged, couples, neither unemployed nor disabled, Germany, 1999
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceRehdanz & Maddison (2009): study XZ Germany West 1994
TitleLocal Environmental Quality and Life-Satisfaction in Germany.
PublicAdults, general public, West-Germany, 1994-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSaris (2001b): study DE 1990
TitleThe Relationship between Income and Satisfaction: The Effect of Measurement Error and Suppressor Variables.
Public16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 4 years, 1990-1994
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSchaubert (2015): study DE West Germany 1984
TitleCareer, Private Life, and Well-Being among College educated West German Women.
Public25- 54 aged high educated women, WestGermany, followed 1984-2012
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceScherpenzeel (1995): study DE West Germany 1990
TitleA Question of Quality: Evaluating Survey Questions by Multi Trait - Multi Method Studies.
Public16+ aged, general public,West-Germany, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1991
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1992
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1993
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany,Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1994
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1995
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1996
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1997
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1998
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public,West-Germany, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study DE West Germany 1999
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public,West-Germany, Germany, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study XZ Germany West 1985
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1985
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study XZ Germany West 1986
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1986
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study XZ Germany West 1987
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1987
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study XZ Germany West 1988
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchilling (2006): study XZ Germany West 1989
TitleDevelopment of Life Satisfaction in Old Age: Another View on the "Paradox".
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchimmack & Lucas (2007): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleMarriage Matters, Spousal Similarity in Life Satisfaction.
PublicCouples, followed 21 years, West-Germany 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSchnitzlein & Wunder (2014): study DE 1984
TitleAre we architects of our own happiness? The Importance of Family Background for Well-being.
Public12+ aged, siblings, West Germany, followed 26 years,1984-2010,
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSchwarze (2004): study DE 2002
TitleLiving Conditions of Children and Parental Well-Being: Evidence from German Data on Life Satisfaction.
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSchyns (2000): study DE 1992
TitleThe Relationship between Income, Changes in Income and Life-Satisfaction in West Germany and the Russian Federation. Relative, Absolute or a Combination of Both?
Public18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 4 years, 1992-1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSpellerberg et al. (1992): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleOrientierungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden in West- und Ost Deutschland. (Concerns and Subjective Well-Being in West and East Germany).
Public18-65 aged, general public, East Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSpellerberg et al. (1992): study XZ Germany West 1988
TitleOrientierungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden in West- und Ost Deutschland. (Concerns and Subjective Well-Being in West and East Germany).
Public18-65 aged, general public, West Germany. 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStutzer & Frey (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleDoes Marriage Make People Happy, or do Happy People Get Married.
Public15+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1984-2000
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceStutzer & Frey (2008): study XZ Germany West 1985
TitleStress that Doesn''t Pay: The Commuting Paradox.
Public15+ aged, general public, Germany, 1985-1998
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (1994c): study XZ Germany West 1982
TitleIs Happiness a Trait? Test of the Theory that a Better Society does not Make People any Happier.
PublicImmigrants, West Germany, 1982
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVeenhoven (1994c): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleIs Happiness a Trait? Test of the Theory that a Better Society does not Make People any Happier.
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVendrik & Woltjer (2007): study DE 1984
TitleHappiness and Loss Aversion: Is utility concave or convex in relative income?
Public18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 17 years, 1984-2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceVendrik (2013): study DE 1984
TitleAdaptation, Anticipation and Social Interaction in Happiness: An Integrated Error-correction Approach.
Public27-59 aged general public, (West-)Germany, followed at least 6 years,1984-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWeick (1997): study DE 1995
TitleLebensbedingungen und Bewertungen. (Living Conditions and Evaluations).
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1995
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWeick (2000): study DE 1998
TitleWer zählten den "Reichen" in Deutschland? (Who are the Rich in Germany?)
Public18+ aged, general public, living in households, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWeller (1998): study DE East Germany 1993
TitlePersonal communication:, letter 10-6-98
Public18+ aged, general public, East Germany,Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceWeller (1998): study DE East Germany 1997
TitlePersonal communication:, letter 10-6-98
Public18+ aged, general public,East-Germany, Germany, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceWeller (1998): study DE West Germany 1993
TitlePersonal communication:, letter 10-6-98
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceWeller (1998): study DE West Germany 1997
TitlePersonal communication:, letter 10-6-98
Public18+ aged, general public, West Germany, Germany, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceWelsch & Kühling (2013): study DE 1991
TitleIncome Comparison, Income Formation, and Subjective Well-Being: New Evidence on Envy versus Signaling.
Public15+ aged general public, Germany, 1991-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWinkelmann & Winkelmann (1998): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleWhy are the Unemployed so Unhappy? Evidence from Panel Data.
Public20-64 aged males, Germany, followed 6 years, 1984-1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWinkelmann (2004): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleSubjective Well-Being and the Family: Results from an Ordered Probit Model with Miultiple Random Effects.
PublicParents and their 16+ aged children, West-Germany, followed from 1984 to 1997
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWinkelmann (2009): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleUnemployment, Social Capital, and Subjective Well-Being.
PublicEmployed, who fell unemployed, West-Germany 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWolbring et al. (2013): study DE 1992
TitleNeeds, Comparisons, and Adaptation: The Importance of Relative Income for Life Satisfaction.
Public16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 16 years, 1992-2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWolbring et al. (2013): study DE Bayern 2010
TitleNeeds, Comparisons, and Adaptation: The Importance of Relative Income for Life Satisfaction.
Public18+ aged general public, Munich, Germany, 2010
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWunder (2008): study DE 1985
TitleAdaptation to Income over Time: A Weak Point of Subjective Well-Being.
Public18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 21 years, 1985-2006
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWunder et al. (2009): study DE 1986
TitleWell-Being over the Life Span: Semiparametric Evidence from British and German Longitudinal Data.
Public15+ aged general public, Germany, 1986-2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZijlmans (2009): study DE 1998
TitleWork Involvement in the Valuation of Unemployment.
Public21-64 aged working force, Germany, 1998-1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZijlmans (2009): study DE 1998 /1
TitleWork Involvement in the Valuation of Unemployment.
PublicUnemployed, 21-64 aged, Germany, 1998-1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZimmermann & Easterlin (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984
TitleHappily ever After? Cohabition, Marriage, Divorce, and Happines in Germany.
PublicFirst married, followed 7 years, Germany, 1984-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceZumbro (2011): study DE 1992
TitleThe Relationship between Home-Ownership and Life Satisfaction in Germany.
Public18+ aged, general public,Germany 1992-2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1992
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1993
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1994
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1994
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1995
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1996
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1997
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1998
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1999
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 2000
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GSOEP (2009): study DE West Germany 2000
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Public16+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE East Germany 1998
TitleWohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE West Germany 1998
TitleWohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no