Findings on happiness in Blanchflower (2007): study ZZ EU 20 1973

Author(s)Blanchflower, D.G.
TitleIs Unemployment more Costly than Inflation?
SourceNBER Working Paper no 13505, 2007, Cambridge, USA
Public15+ aged, general public, EU 20, Multiple nations, 1973
Last assesment2006
Survey nameEU-Eurobarometer combined waves
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =680000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksSee excerpt of the same publication: Id=11827
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead? 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 not very satisfied 1 not at all satisfied - Don't know
Page in publication2-21 (Q1)
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
lndividual unemploymentE02ab03Unemployed involuntary
National inflation rateN04ab06Inflation in nation
National unemployment rateN04ab02bUnemployment in nation