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Studies

Campbell & Porquet (2014): study ZZ EU 27 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Campbell, D.; Porquet, R. M. G.
Title:
Well-Being and the labour Market from a Global View: It's not Just the Money
Source:
Glatzer, W.; Camfield, L.; Moller, V.; Rojas, M.; Eds.: "Global Handbook of Quality of Life" , Springer Science+Buisiness Media, 2014, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 351 - 379

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 27 EU nations, 2010
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 74
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 26723
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
354,363
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
358
Full text:
Selfreport 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 satisfaction
Page in publication:
369

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding National unemployment rates Unemployment in nation Unemployment vs. low pay work Unemployed involuntary
Current income level (unspecified)
Gender inequality Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation % GDP Growth Economic growth/decline in nation National income Gnp per capita (raw) Income inequality Income inequality in nation Collective bargaining coverage Collective wage bargening in nation Decent work index Socio-economic regime in the nation
Work conditions in nation
UNDP Human development index (minus income) Modernity of nation