Findings on happiness in Liu & Shang (2012): study CN 2002

Publication
Author(s)Liu, Z.; Shang, Q.
TitleIndividual Well-Being in Urban China: The Role of Income Expectations.
SourceChina Economic Review, 2012, Vol. 23, 833 - 849
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1043951X12000272
DOIDOI: 10.1016/j.chieco.2012.04.004
Investigation
PublicAdult general public, urban areas, China, 2002
Survey nameCN-CHIP 2002
SampleSelection from probability samples
 the sample covers 10 provinces and two municipalities
Respondents N =2304
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Generally speaking, how happy do you feel? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 so-so 2 not happy 1 not happy at all
ClassificationM-FH-g-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication836
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.485.99
Standard deviation0.851.79

Scores in12345
%2.210.231.548.97.1

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Log(net assets)P12ab01Total wealth
Log(net debts), Log(net housing debts), Log(net business debts)P12ab03Debts