Findings on happiness in Bucchianeri (2011): study US Ohio 2005

Author(s)Bucchianeri, G. W.
TitleThe American Dream or the American Delusion? The Private and External Benefits of Homeownership for Women.
SourceWorking Paper Series, 2011, Pennsylvania, USA
DOIDOI: 10.2139/ssrn.1877163
Public18+ aged, women, Columbus City, United States, 2005
Survey nameEU-EVS1981-84
 Day Reconstruction Method Survey
SampleSampling not reported
Respondents N =809
Non ResponseNot available
 Non response not reported
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on 10 questions on feeling during the past day Respondents were asked to divide the previous day into episides that lasted for between 20 minites and 2 hours. Respondents next reported the intensity of 10 affects during each episode A impatient B competent/confident C tense/stressed D happy E depressed/blue F interested/focussed G affectionate/friendly H calm/ relaxed I irritated/angry Rated 0 not at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 very much Computation: (D+G+H)/3 - (A+C+E+ I)/4 weighted by duration
Author's labelNet affect measure
Page in publication8
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 1 not at all satisfied 2 not very satisfied 3 satisfied 4 very satisfied
Author's labelGlobal satisfaction
Page in publication9
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
HomeownersH15ab01aHouse owned or rented