Findings on happiness in Sacks et al. (2010): study ZZ World samples 1981 /1

Publication
Author(s)Sacks, D.W.; Stevenson, B.; Wolfers, J.
TitleSubjective well-being, income, economic development and growth.
SourceWorking Paper 2010-28, FRBSF, 2010, San Francisco, USA
URLhttp://www.nber.org/papers/w16441
Investigation
Public18+ general public, 61 countries, 1981-2004
Last assesment2004
Survey nameWVS: combined waves
 WVS 1981-2004
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =116527
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Household incomeI01ab03Household income