Findings on happiness in Frey et al. (2009): study FR 1973

Author(s)Frey, B.S.; Luechinger, S.; Stutzer, A.
TitleThe Life Satisfaction Approach to Valuing Public Goods.
SourcePublic Choice, 2009, Vol. 138, 317 - 345
Public15+ aged, general public, regions, France, 1973-2002
 1973-20021. 1974, 1981, 1995, 1996 not included for whole France and not for south-east France in 1979 and 1987
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Inhabitants of regions selected from national sample.
Respondents N =38062
Non Responsen.a.
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 publication13
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Terrorist attacksR09ab05Political violence in region
Terrorist fatalitiesR09ab05Political violence in region