Findings on happiness in Ferrer-i-Carbonell & Gowdy (2007): study GB 1996

Publication
Author(s)Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A.; Gowdy, J.M.
TitleEnvironmental Degradation and Happiness.
SourceEcological Economics, 2007, Vol. 60, 509 - 516
DOIDOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2005.12.005
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, Great Britain, 1996
Survey nameNot available
 British Household Panel Survey
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =9000
Non Responsena
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport onsingle question: How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a wholel? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication509
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Accomodation in polluted areaL13ab03Local environmental quality
Accomodation in polluted areaH22ab03Quality of current dwelling, also classified as above ↑
Care about animal and plant extinctionV02ab04Ecological values
Care about the ozone layerV02ab04Ecological values
GardeningL03ac02cGardening