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

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, 1981-2015
Last assesment2015
Survey nameKR- pooled surveys
 Gallup World Poll (GWP) yearsly 2002-2015 Korean Labor & Income Panel Study (KLIPS), yearly 2009-2014 World values Survey (WVS), 1981, 1990, 1996, 2001, 2005,2012
SampleVaried Probability
Respondents N =0
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentMultiple methods
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on three questions A Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life? 1 very dissatisfied 2 dissatisfied 3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 4 satisfied 5 very satisfied B Taking all together, how satisfied vor dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 1 dissatisfied : 10 satisfied C Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible : 0 worst possible life Computation: standardized scores (0-1) per year
ClassificationM-CO---mq-*-0-b
Author's labelSubjective wellebing
Page in publication32
RemarksStandardization of different measures of happiness per year
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

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