Deaton (2008): study ZZ 2006
- Deaton, A.
- Income, Health and Wellbeing around the World: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll.
- Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, Vol. 22, 53 - 72
- 15+ aged, general public, 132 countries, 2006
- Mixed samples
- N = 132000
- Non Response:
- 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
0 worst possible life
This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
- Author's label:
- Life satisfaction
- Page in publication: