Findings on happiness in Levine & Norenzayan (1999): study ZZ Developed nations 1992

Publication
Author(s)Levine, R.V.; Norenzayan, A.
TitleThe Pace of Life in 31 Countries.
SourceJournal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 1999, Vol. 30, 178 - 205
DOIDOI: 10.1177/0022022199030002003
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, 15 cities in developed nations, 1992-1995
 Data available on both happiness and pace of life: Switserland, Japan, Italy, England, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Poland, Singapore, United States, Canada, South Korea, Hungary, Greece, Mexico
 1992-1995
Survey nameNot available
SampleMixed samples
 Non-probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations.
Respondents N =20000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentBehavioural observation
 Observation and survey data.
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
RemarksData taken from World Database of Happiness, collection of Happiness in Nations (1993)
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Pace of lifeN14ab04Pace of life