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Studies

Ambrey & Fleming (2014a): study AU 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Ambrey, C.L.; Fleming, C.M.
Title:
The Causal Effect of Income on Life Satisfaction and the Implications for Valuing Non-market Goods.
Source:
Economics Letters, 2014, VOL, 123, 131 - 134

Investigation

Public:
20-59 aged general public, Australia, 2002-2011
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 254727
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life?
Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are.
0  totally dissatisfied
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10 totally satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Restricted windfall income Windfall income Household income Change in income level Physical health Current general health status Pseudo R-squared Socio-demographic + health