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Studies

Bergheim (2007): study ZZ OECD member states 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Bergheim, S.
Title:
The Happy Variety of Capitalism.
Source:
Deutsche Bank Research, 2007, 25 april, 1 - 22

Investigation

Public:
14+ aged general public, 22 rich countries, 2005
Survey name:
EU Combined surveys: ESS+WVS
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 33000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Various questions on satisfaction with life as-a-whole, rated on 10 or 11 step numeral scales. 10 step variants stretched to range 0-10
Classification:
O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
7

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Low corruption Corruption in nation years of schooling Literacy in nation trust neighbours Trust in fellow-man in nation Unemployment rate in nation Unemployment in nation income Purchasing power (`real' gnp pc) Employment rate of older Unemployment in nation Extensive economic freedom Economic freedom in nation Employment protection Social security in nation
Economic freedom in nation
Shadow economy Informal economy, black market in nation High birth rate Birth rate in nation