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Studies

Bruni & Stanca (2006): study ZZ 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Bruni, L.; Stanca, L.
Title:
Watching Alone: Relational Goods, Television and Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2006, Vol. 30, 1 - 23

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 80 nations, 1990-2004
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 259947
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
In report expressed on scale 10-100: Mean 66.39 (S.D. 24.85)
Page in publication:
7
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.64 -
SD:
2.49 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Member of voluntary organization Membership of voluntary organizations Active in voluntary organization Voluntary work Income Current income level (unspecified) Health Self-perceived health Freedom FREEDOM Unemployed Current employment arrangement Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Level of school-education Age Current age (in years) Male Sexe: male (vs female) Religion important Concern about religion Trust Trusting
Trust in people
Honesty Honesty in nation Relational time Current contacts
Current time-usage
Voluntary activities Active cultural participation
Political participation
Participation in church
Voluntary work
Active involvement in sports