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Bartram (2013a): study RO 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Bartram, D.
Title:
Migration, Return, and Happiness in Romania.
Source:
European Societies, 2013, Vol. 15, 408 - 422

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged general public, Romania, 2009
Survey name:
EU-ESS 4: 2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1595
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
Page in publication:
412
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.10
SD:
2.20

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Migration Ever migrated or not
Re-migration
Ever involved in migrant work
Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Religiosity Self-definition as religious Living with a partner/spouse Married state (compared to non-married states) Employment status Unemployed involuntary Sociability Current contacts Health Global health rating Income Household income Summed effects Socio-demographic + health + life events + social ties