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Studies

Diego-Rosell et al. (2018): study ZZ 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Diego-Rosell, P.; Bird, J.; Tortora, R.
Title:
International Determinants of Subjective Well-Being: Living in a Subjectively Material World.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 123 - 143

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 153 nations, 2011-2013
Survey name:
INT-Gallup World Polls
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 370635
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
79% face-to-face, 21% telephone

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on 6 questions

Please think about yesterday, from the morning till the end of the day. Think about where you were, what you were doing, who you were with and how you felt. Did you feel
A Were you treated with respect?
B Did you smile and laugh a lot ytesreday?

Did you experience the following feeling A LOT OF THE DAY yesterday?
C How about enjoyment?
D How about worry?
E How about ?
F How about anger?

Rated: 1: yes, 0: no

Computation: (A+B+C)/3 - (D+E+R)/3
Classification:
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-v
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
128
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:
Happiness
Page in publication:
127

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Multiple variables Socio-demographic + health + life appraisals + personality Material well-being Material standard of living Demographic factors Socio-demographic factors only Physical health Self-perceived health Social support Current social support received Occupational well-being Current satisfaction with work Community context Attitudes to livability of one's nation Governance Quality of government in nation
Perceived corruption in nation
Altruistic behavior Current support behavior
Current helping