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Studies

Blanchflower (2007): study ZZ EU 20 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Blanchflower, D.G.
Title:
Is Unemployment more Costly than Inflation?
Source:
NBER Working Paper no 13505, 2007, Cambridge, USA

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 20, Multiple nations, 1973
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 680000
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:
2-21 (Q1)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding National inflation rate Inflation in nation National unemployment rate Unemployment in nation lndividual unemployment Unemployed involuntary