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Studies

Blanchflower (2007): study ZZ OECD member states 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, OECD member states, 1973
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 743397
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:
Q2. Life Satisfaction from Eurobarometer
Page in publication:
2 and 9 (Q2)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Inflation Inflation in nation Unemployement Unemployment in nation GDP per capita Purchasing power (`real' gnp pc)