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Studies

Chhetri et al. (2009): study AU Queensland 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Chhetri, P.; Khan, A.; Stimson, R.
Title:
Why Bother to ''Downshift''? The Characteristics and Satisfaction of Downshifters in the Brisbane- South East Queensland Region, Australia.
Source:
Journal of Population Research, 2009, Vol. 26, 57 - 64

Investigation

Public:
Downshifters and non-downshifters, Australia, 2003
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 773
Non Response:
60
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole? Please mark a number below.
5  very satisfied
4
3
2
1  not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-5-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Downshifters and non-downshifters Preferred lifestyle
Change in income level
Change in consumption