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Bjornskov (2014): study ZZ EU 27 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Bjornskov, C.
Title:
Do Economic Reforms Alleviate Subjective Well-Being Losses of Economic Crises?
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 163 - 182

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, 29 EU nations, 2007-2010
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 150000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
Average of 581 averages in nations by year.
Page in publication:
181
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.30
SD:
0.33

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding GDP growth rate Change GDP in nation: economic growth/decline Legal quality NATION: JUSTICE Social trust Trusting
Trust in people
Postcommunist Post communist nation Openness Openness of economy in nation Government size Size of government in nation Investment price Current economic condition of the nation Regulations Economic freedom in nation Crisis Change GDP in nation: economic growth/decline