Findings on happiness in Cruces et al. (2008): study AR 2007

Author(s)Cruces, G.; Ham, A.; Tetaz, M.
TitleQuality of Life in Buenos Aires Neighborhoods: Hedonic Price Regressions and Life Satisfaction Approach.
SourceWorking Paper: No. R-559, Inter American Development Bank, 2008, La Plata, Brazile
PublicAdults, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007
 Heads of household or spouses
Collect periodnovember
Survey nameIR-National Survey QOL
SampleProbability area sample
 Samples selected in 4 areas representative of 4 education levels in Buenos Aires. Cases in each separate area selected to 'a random walk methodology' .
Respondents N =1000
 4 subsamples of 250 respondents each
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "In general, how happy would you say you are....."? Response options not reported
Author's labelGeneral life satisfaction
Page in publication15,46
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 0On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Education levelL10ab01Educational level in vinicity