Findings on happiness in Alesina et al. (2004): study ZZ EU 12 1992

Publication
Author(s)Alesina, A.; DiTella, R.; MacCulloch, R.J.
TitleInequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?
SourceJournal of Public Economics, 2004, Vol. 88, 2009 - 2042
DOIdoi:10.1016/j.jpubeco.2003.07.006
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, EU 12 member states, 1975-1992
 Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
 1975-1992
Survey nameNot available
 European Communities Studies, 1970-1973, and Euro-barometers, 3-38.
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =104000
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication2014
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
Scores in123
%19.654.026.4

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
InequalityN04abCurrent economic condition of the nation
InflationN04ab06Inflation in nation
Unemployment rateN04ab02bUnemployment in nation