Happiness measure, code: M-CO---mq-*-0-b


Selfreport on three questions

A Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life?
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4 satisfied
5 very satisfied
B Taking all together, how satisfied vor dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1 dissatisfied
:
10 satisfied
C Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
:
0 worst possible life

Computation: standardized scores (0-1) per year
  
Classification
Focus, M-CO Mixed: Contentment + Overall
Time frame, - various time frames
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 0
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSlag (2017): study KR 1981
TitleThe Easterlin Paradox or Easterlin Illusion: Some Empirical Tests.
Public18+ aged general public, South Korea, 1981-2015
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes