Findings on happiness in Slag (2017): study KR 1981 /1

Publication
Author(s)Slag, M.R.A
TitleThe Easterlin Paradox or Easterlin Illusion: Some Empirical Tests.
SourceMSc Thesis, 2017, School of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Investigation
Public18+ aged general public, South Korea, 1981-2010
Last assesment2010
Survey nameWVS: combined waves
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =5000
 About 1000 respondents surveyd in each wave; total of 5 waves per measure of happiness
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, would you say you are.....? 4 very happy 3 quite happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy.
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication23
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.97
Standard deviation


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
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication23
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.22
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Economic growthN04aa02aEconomic growth/decline in nation