Findings on happiness in D'Ambrosio & Frick (2004): study DE 1991

Publication
Author(s)D'Ambrosio, C.; Frick, J.R.
TitleSubjective Well-Being and Relative Deprivation: An Empirical Link.
SourceDiscussion Paper IZA DP No. 1351, 2004, Berlin, Germany
URLhttp://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/20622/1/dp1351.pdf
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1991
Survey nameDE-SOEP 1991
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingN
Respondents N =4467
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied." 10 totally satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unsatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Page in publicationtable 1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.097.09
Standard deviation