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Studies

Delhey (2012): study ZZ Europe 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Delhey, J.
Title:
Gleichheit Fühlt sich Besser an. ( Equality Feels Better.)
Source:
ISI, Vol. 47, 2012, 8 -11

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, 31 European nations, 2007
Survey name:
EU-EQLS2007
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 33647
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
in 12 of the countries, paper-and-pencil face-to-face interviews (PAPI) were used, while in the remaining 19 countries the interviews were conducted using computerassisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

How satisfied are you with your current life?
1. Very dissatisfied
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10. Very Satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-n-10-b
Author's label:
Lebenszufriedenheit
Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, how happy would you say you are? Here one means you are very unhappy and 10 means you are very happy
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-b
Author's label:
Gl ück
Page in publication:
9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Status discomfort (Statusunbehagen) Congruency self-image and reputation
Subjective social rank
Self perceived recognition