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Studies

Bucchianeri (2011): study US Ohio 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Bucchianeri, G. W.
Title:
The American Dream or the American Delusion? The Private and External Benefits of Homeownership for Women.
Source:
Working Paper Series, 2011, Pennsylvania, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, women, Columbus City, United States, 2005
Survey name:
EU-EVS1981-84
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 809
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 10 questions on feeling during the past day

Respondents were asked to divide the previous day into episodes that lasted for between 20 minutes and 2 hours. Respondents next reported the intensity of 10 affects during each episode
A  impatient
B  competent/confident
C  tense/stressed
D  happy
E  depressed/blue
F  interested/focussed
G  affectionate/friendly
H  calm/ relaxed
I   irritated/angry

Rated
0  not at all
1
2
3
4
5
6 very much

Computation: (D+G+H)/3 - (A+C+E+ I)/4 weighted by duration
Classification:
A-AB-yd-mq-n-7-b
Author's label:
Net affect measure
Page in publication:
8
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1  not at all satisfied
2  not very satisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-f
Author's label:
Global satisfaction
Page in publication:
9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Homeowners House owned or rented