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Studies

Becchetti et al. (2010a): study XZ Germany West 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Becchetti, L.; Giachin Ricca, E.; Pelloni, A.
Title:
The Relationship between Social Leisure and Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Working Paper No 63, 2010, University of Teramo, Department of Communication, Italy

Investigation

Public:
17-76 aged, general public, Germany, followed 23 years 1984-2007
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 156232
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
individual observations

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Once again, please look at the scale and tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with your life as a whole"
10 satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-n-10-b

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social leisure time Change in total social participation