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Studies

Dehejia et al. (2007): study US 1987

Publication

Author(s):
Dehejia, R.; DeLeire, T.; Luttmer, E.F.
Title:
Insuring Consumption and Happiness through Religious Organizations.
Source:
Journal of Public Economics, 2007 Vol. 91, 259 - 279

Investigation

Public:
19-60 aged general public USA, followed 5 years 1987-88 to1992-94
Survey name:
US-NFSH waves 1+2
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 5716
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Next are some questions about how you see yourself and your life. Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days?
1  very unhappy
2
3
4
5
6
7  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-7-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
263

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Change in household income Change in income level