Findings on happiness in Kasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000

Publication
Author(s)Kasser, T.; Ahuvia, A.C.
TitleMaterialistic Values and Well-being in Business Students.
SourceEuropean Journal of Social Psychology, 2002, Vol. 32, 137 - 146
URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ejsp.85/abstract
DOIDoi: 10.1002/ejsp.85
Investigation
PublicBusiness students, Singapore, 2000
 Gender: males=26, females=66 Age: M=21.1 SD=1.53
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =92
 92 business students were selected among 108 students.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How high or low is your level of wellbeing? 0 extremely low, utterly depressed, completely down 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 extremely high, feeling extatic joyous, fantastic Adapted Fordyce Happiness Scale
ClassificationA-AOL-u-sq-n-101-a
Author's labelWell-being
Page in publication142
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on three questions: In the last week, what percentage of the time do you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%) 1 happy 2 unhappy 3 neutral Name: Fordyce % happy scale Variant: % happy in last week
ClassificationA-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a
Author's labelhappiness measure
Page in publication141
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on three questions: 'On the average, what percentage of the time d you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%) 1 happy 2 unhappy 3 neutral Name: Fordyce % happy scale Variant: % unhappy
ClassificationA-TH-g-mq-th%-101-ab
Author's labelgeneral feeling of happiness
Page in publication141
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AspirationV02aa01cMaterialism
MaterialismV02aa01cMaterialism
MaterialismV02aa01cMaterialism
Total materialismV02aa01cMaterialism