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Studies

Burger & Veenhoven (2017a): study NL 2017

Publication

Author(s):
Burger, M.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Geluk onder docenten (Happiness among Teachers)
Source:
VanTwaalfTotAchttien, 2017, 14 - 15

Investigation

Public
Working people, visitors of a self-help website, Netherlands, 2011-2015
Survey name
NL-GeluksWijzer
Sample
No sample: full population
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Diary
Web based Day Reconstruction method

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

How happy do you feel today?
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
All response options marked by both a number and a smiley. No verbal labels are used.

This question is not suitable for the measurement of happiness of individuals, since mood of the day is not representative for usual affect. Yet average response to this question is accepted as a measure of happiness in a population, since individual variations balance out
Classification:
A-AOL-md-sq-f-11-a
Author's label:
Happines
Page in publication:
1

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding vocation Current occupation
Supervisory tasks
Education
Care
Culture
Services
Transport
Retail
Hotel and catering