Findings on happiness in Brulé & Veenhoven (2014a): study ZZ Developed nations 2000

Author(s)Brulé, G; Veenhoven, R.
TitleParticipatory Teaching and Happiness in developed Nations.
SourceJournal Advances in Applied Sociology, 2014, Vol. 4, 235 - 245
PublicAdults, developed nations, 2000
Last assesment2009
Survey namePooled surveys
 Taken from World Database of Happiness
SampleVaried Probability
 Pnon-probality sample of nations; probability samples within nations
Respondents N =240000
 N is estimated
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentMultiple methods
General remarksPeriod is based on happiness data. Data for this study is pooled from various sources.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 0 dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication239
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
FreedomF05abCurrent freedom
Gender equalityN14ab01cGender inequality (women emancipation)
Government effectivenessN12ab07Quality of government in nation
Income inequalityN14ab01dIncome inequality
Participatory teachingS01ad05Social climate in school
Participatory teachingN02ab02cTeaching practices, also classified as above ↑
Percentage of GDP spent on educationN02ab02dSpending on education
Potential freedomN02abCurrent cultural conditions the nation
Psychological freedomN11ab29Modal psychological freedom
Psychological freedomN11ab25Modal self confidence, also classified as above ↑
Public health expenditureN04ab13acPublic health in nation
Social freedomN14ab02Freedom in nations