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Studies

Arvin & Lew (2010): study ZZ World samples 1982

Publication

Author(s):
Arvin, B.M.; Lew, B.
Title:
Does Happiness Affect the Bilateral Aid Flows Between Donor and Recipient Countries?
Source:
European Journal of Development Research, 2010, Vol. 22, 546 - 563

Investigation

Public:
Adult general public, 194 nations, 1982-2004
Survey name:
INT-World Database of Happiness Pooled surveys from different programs
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Equivalent questions on life-satisfaction rated on various scales.  The items differ slightly in wording and number of the response options.

Scores are transformed to a common range 0 - 10 by means of expert weighting of response options (Thurstone's method).
Classification:
O-SLV-*-sq-nt-11-a
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
550

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Foreign aid donated by nation Foreign aid provided by nation