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Studies

Burger & Veenhoven (2016): study ZW 2015 /2

Publication

Author(s):
Burger, M.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Trend in level and dispersion of happiness in nations 2006-2015’: Is there a difference between the affective and cognitive component?
Source:
EHERO working paper 2016/1

Investigation

Public
15+ aged, general public, Zimbabwe, 2015
Survey name
INT-GallupWorldPoll2015
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's label:
life today