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Studies

Blanchflower et al. (2013a): study ZZ EU28 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Blanchflower, D.G.; Bell, D.N.; Montagnoli, A.; Moro, M.
Title:
The Happiness Trade-Off between Unemployment and Inflation
Source:
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2013, Vol 46, 117-141

Investigation

Public:
+18 aged, general public, 31European countries, 1975-2013
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 3100
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Page in publication:
121

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Unemployment rate Unemployment in nation
Earlier unemployment rate in nation
Later unemployment in nation
Inflation rate Inflation in nation
Earlier inflation rate in nation
Later inflation in nation
Unemployment (personal) Unemployed involuntary % annual change GDP Change GDP in nation: economic growth/decline Summed economic factors Summed effects of societal and individual conditions