Findings on happiness in Rossi & Weber (1996): study US 1988

Author(s)Rossi, P.H.; Weber, E.
TitleThe Social Benefits of Homeownership: Empirical Evidence from National Surveys.
SourceHousing Policy Debate, 1996, Vol. 7, 1- 35
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1988
Survey nameNSFH I
 National Survey of Families and Households
SampleProbability area sample
Respondents N =13000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Next are some questions about how you see yourself and your life. Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? 1 very unhappy 2 3 4 5 6 7 very happy
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication13-14
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
HomeownershipH22ab01aHouse owned or rented