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Studies

Alesina et al. (2005): study DE 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Alesina, A.; Glaeser, E.; Sacerdote, B.
Title:
Work and leisure in the U.S. and Europe: Why so Different?
Source:
Working Paper no 11278, NBER Working Paper Series, 2005, Cambridge, USA.

Investigation

Public:
employed heads of household, Germany, followed 10 years from 1990-2000
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 1990
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 38558
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
table 14
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.16 7.16
SD:
1.77 1.77

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Weeks of Vacation Work hours
Current leisure time