Findings on happiness in Wilczek (2018): study ZZ Europe 2010

Author(s)Wilczek, B.
TitleMedia Use and Life Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of Social Events
SourceInternational Review of Economics, 2018, Vol. 65, 157 - 184
Public15+ aged, general public, Europe 2010-2015
Last assesment2015
Survey nameEU-Eurobarometer 2010-2015
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =73860
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
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
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication165-166
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.782.60

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Adaptation and learningI04INTERNET
Adaptation and learningA02ac04Internet use, also classified as above ↑
Adaptation and learningE03ae01Trend behavioral correlates of happiness, also classified as above ↑
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Consequences of social eventsE06aaCollective events
EducationE01ab01Years schooling
GDP per capitaN04ab01aGnp per capita (raw)
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Impact levels of social eventsN06abChange in nation
Impact levels of social eventsE06aaCollective events, also classified as above ↑
Impact levels of social eventsL06abCurrent life-events (past few years), also classified as above ↑
InflationN04ab06Inflation in nation
Journalism cultureN02ab01Attitudinal climate in nation
Journalism cultureN14ab01dValuation of freedom in nation, also classified as above ↑
Occupational statusE02abCurrent employment status
Population sizeN03ab07Population size in nation
Relationship statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Social classS09ab02Subjective social rank
Social diversityN02ab05Cultural pluralism
UnemploymentN04ab02bUnemployment in nation
Use of radioA02ac13TV watching, radio listening
Use of radioL03ac02lTv watching, radio listening, also classified as above ↑
Use of SNSA02ac04bSocial media
Use of SNSI04ab04bfSocial media, also classified as above ↑
Use of SNSI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Use of the internetA02ac04Internet use
Use of the internetI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Use of the internetT01ad04Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑
Use of TVA02ac13TV watching, radio listening
Use of TVL03ac02lTv watching, radio listening, also classified as above ↑
Use of written pressA02ac06Reading
Use of written pressL03ac02hReading, also classified as above ↑