Findings on happiness in Veenhoven (1990c): study ZZ 1970

Publication
Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleDe Vrolijke Vechtmaatschappij. (The Merry Competition Society).
SourcePaper Erasmus University, 1990, Rotterdam, Netherlands
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1765/16153
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, 22 nations, 1970-1985
 India, Philippines, Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Brazil, South Korea, Panama, Jugoslavia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, IsraŽl, Italy, United Kingdom, Japan, Netherlands, France, West Germany, Australia, Canada, USA
 1970-1985
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 Non-probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations
Respondents N =30000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksAlso reported in Ruut Veenhoven, Is happiness relative? Social Indicators research vol 24 1991, 1-34
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on different single questions Responses transformed to common 0 to 10 scale - scores on verbal response scales transformed using Thurstone's technique of expert weighing - scores on numerical scales shorter than 11 step transformed by linear stretching
ClassificationO-Mix---sq-*-11-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Income positionI01abCurrent income level (unspecified)