Findings on happiness in Easterlin (2014a): study CN 1997

Publication
Author(s)Easterlin, R.A.
TitleLife Satisfaction in the Transition from Socialism to Capitalism.
SourceClark, A.E.;Ed.:" Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries", Oxford Scholarship Online: 2015, 1 - 24
DOIdoi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.003.0002
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, urban areas, China, 1997-2010
Collect period1997-2010
Survey nameHorizon Research Consultancy Group
 Waves 1997-2010
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =5000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Are you, in general, satisfied with your present life? 1 very unsatisfied 2 3 4 5 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-I
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication3, 20.Table1.A2
Remarks2010
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.41
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Political changeN12NATION: POLITICS
Political changeE03ab01aTrend in general public, also classified as above ↑