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Becchetti & Pisani (2014): study IT 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Becchetti, L.; Pisani, F.
Title:
Family Economic Well-Being, and (Class) Relative Wealth: An Emperical Analysis of Life Satisfaction of Secundary School Students in Three Italian Cities.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 503 -525

Investigation

Public:
17-18 aged , secondary school students, Italy, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 2124
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, to what extend are you satisfied with your life?
0  the minimum
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 the maximum
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f
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:
7.63 7.63
SD:
1.56 1.56

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Residence Region in Italy Gender Sex (male vs female) Repeat school Change in schooling
Doubled a class
Homeowner Specific possessions
House owned or rented
Mortgage Debts Bank account Bank account School performance Current stage in school-career Family trust Trusting
Family climate
Trust in people
Friendship Earlier friendships
Self-confidant
Parental jobs Parents occupation Single parent Number of parents (broken home)