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Becchetti & Conzo (2010): study AR Buenos Aires 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Becchetti, L.; Conzo, P.
Title:
Microfinance and Happiness.
Source:
University of Rome ''tor Vergata'', Working Paper, 2010, No. 69

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, low income households, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 360
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking everything into consideration: do you consider your self happy or unhappy?
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Verbal labels not reported
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Full distribution not reported
Page in publication:
19
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.39 8.39
SD:
1.38 1.38

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Vs widowed
Vs divorced
Married vs never married
Cohabitant Living with spouse Toilette Quality of current dwelling Ceramic floor Quality of current dwelling Brick Finished Quality of current dwelling Savings Savings Job experience Years in occupation
History of current occupation
Number of bedrooms Current dwelling Village Region in Argentina Education Years schooling Household income Household income Household components Current household-composition Microfinance loan Debts credit cycle Debts