Findings on happiness in Senik (2011): study ZZ Europe 2004

Author(s)Senik, C.
TitleThe French Unhappiness Puzzle: The Cultural Dimension of Happiness.
SourceWorking Paper No. 2011 - 34, Paris School of Economics, 2011, Paris, France
Public15+aged intra-European migrants, 13 EU nations, 2004-2009
Last assesment2009
Survey nameEU-ESS 2-4: 2004-2008
SampleProbability multi-stage random
 Pooled samples waves 1-4, migrants selected from general population samples.
Respondents N =2560
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - don't know - no answer
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication9
Error estimatesMean not reported
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Country of originM07aa05Country of origin
DivorcedM02ab01bVs divorced
Log household incomeI01ab03Household income
MaleG01aaSex (male vs female)
MarriedM02aa01Married vs never married
UnemployedE02ab03Unemployed involuntary
WidowedM02ab01aVs widowed