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Studies

Baltatescu (2005): study ZZ Western Europe 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Baltatescu, S.M.
Title:
Subjective Well-Being of Immigrants in Europe and Their Evaluation of Societal Conditions. An Exploratory Study.
Source:
Pop, L.; Matiuta, C.; Eds.: "European Identity and Free Movement of Persons in Europe", 2005, University of Oradea Publishing House, Oradea, Romania, 128 - 143

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 13 nations in Europe, 2002-2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 28320
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Author's label:
Life Satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Natives and non-natives in 13 european nations Ever migrated or not
Change of nationality
Life as a whole Overall happiness (life-satisfaction) in nation Satisfaction with economy in nation Current satisfaction with nation Satisfaction with the national government Attitudes to the state in nation Satisfaction with democracy works in country Attitudes to the state in nation Satisfaction with education in country Attitudes to culture in the nation Satisfaction with health services in country Satisfaction with fair treatment in nation