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Studies

Blanchflower & Oswald (2017): study ZZ Europe 2002

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:
15+ aged, general public, Europe, 32 nations, 2002-2014
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-6: 2002-2014
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 316509
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
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2
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9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
8,20

Correlational Findings

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