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Studies

Blanchflower (2004): study ZZ Europe 1975 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Blanchflower, D.G.
Title:
Self-Employment: More May not be Better.
Source:
NBER Working Paper 10286, 2004, Cambridge, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+aged, general public, 17 European countries, 1975-1998
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 480000
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
Page in publication:
48

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Self-employment Self employed Retired Current status: retired or not Housewife Full-time home maker Student Involved in schooling or not Unemployment Current employment status Age Current age (in years)