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Studies

Alesina et al. (2004): study ZZ EU 12 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Alesina, A.; DiTella, R.; MacCulloch, R.J.
Title:
Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?
Source:
Journal of Public Economics, 2004, Vol. 88, 2009 - 2042

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, EU 12 member states, 1975-1992
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 104000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
2014

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Inequality Current economic condition of the nation Unemployment rate Unemployment in nation Inflation Inflation in nation