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Studies

Arampatzi et al. (2015): study ZZ EU28 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Arampatzi, E.; Burger, A.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Financial Distress and Happiness of Employees Times of Economic Crisis
Source:
Applied Economics Letters,2015, Vol. 22, 173-179

Investigation

Public:
Employed adults, EU28, multiple nations, 2008-2012
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 2008-2012
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 50268
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Satisfaction
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.97 -
SD:
0.75 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Regional unemployment rate Unemployment in nation Inflation Inflation in nation Female GENDER Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Between 15 and 24 years AGE Older than 55 years AGE One child Number of children Two or more children Number of children Blue-collar labour Skill level of occupation Low skilled labour Occupational level Rather good financial situation Satisfaction with financial situation Rahther bad financial siruation Satisfaction with financial situation Very bad financial situation Satisfaction with financial situation Same financial expectations next year Income expectations Worse financial expectations next year Income expectations GDP per capita GNP per capita (raw)