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Studies

Bargain & Zeldan (2014a): study ID 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Bargain, O.; Zeldan, J.
Title:
Stature, Skills and Adult Life Outcomes: Evidence from Indonesia.
Source:
AMSE Working Paper Series, 2014, No.29, Aix en Marseille, France.

Investigation

Public:
25-65 aged males, Indonesia, 2007
Survey name:
IL-ISS 2004
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 7878
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days. Would you say you are..?
1  very unhappy
2  unhappy
3  happy
4  very happy
-   don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-cd
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Used as a dummy variable: 6% happy or very happy
Page in publication:
10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Height: absolute Height Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Self assesed health Global health rating Log Earnings Personal income Education Level of school-education Cognitive skills Skill level of occupation Parental education Parents education Born in town of big city Rural upbringing Entrepreneur Entrepreneur Public/private employment Public administration Job requires physical skill Manual or non-manual Pseudo R2 Summed effects of earlier + current conditions Height: relative Height