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Studies

Borraz et al. (2008a): study EC 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Borraz, F.; Pozo, S.; Rossi, M.
Title:
And What About the Family Back Home? International Migration and Happiness.
Source:
Working Paper, 2008, Departamento de Economia, Facultad de Ciensias Sociales, Universidad de la Republica,

Investigation

Public:
Intimates left behind after migration, Ecuador, 2006
Survey name:
Discrimination and Economic Outcomes Survey,Latin America and Caribbean Research
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 462
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
In general, would you say you are very satisfied with your life, fairly satisfied with your life, not satisfied or very unsatisfied?
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-p
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
58 percent happy (very satisfied or fairly satisfied)
42 percent not happy (not very satisfied or not at all satisfied).
Page in publication:
3

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Migration of close relative migration of intimates yes/no Receiving remittances Source of current income