Findings on happiness in Sarracino et al. (2019): study JP 1990

Author(s)Sarracino, F.; O'Connor, K.J.; Ono, H.
TitleMaking Economic Growth and Well-Being Comparible: Evidence from Japan.
SourceWorking Paper, 2019, Hermes-IR, Hitotsubashi University Repository, Japan
PublicGeneral public, age 18+, Japan, 1990-2010
Last assesment2010
Survey nameWorld Values Survey 1990-2010
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =0
 about 1000 respondents per wave
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: In general, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Labels of scale extremes not reported
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication16
Remarksmean all waves combined
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.912.12

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
change in yearly household incomeI01aa02aChange in income level
log yearly incomeI01ab03Household income