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Studies

Blanchflower & Oswald (2017): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Blanchflower, D.G.; Oswald, A.J.
Title:
Do Humans Suffer a Psychological Low in Midlife? Two Approaches (With and Without Controls) in Seven Data Sets
Source:
CAGE Working Paper 2017, Nr. 337, University of Warwick, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, United States of America, 1972-2014
Survey name:
CN-GSS 1972-2014
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 54532
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
9,21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years)