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Studies

Downie et al. (2007): study ZZ World samples 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Downie, M.; Chua, S.N.; Koestner, R.
Title:
Political Support for Self-determination, Wealth, and National Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
Motivation and Emotion, 2007 , Vol. 31, 174 - 181

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 90 nations 1995-2005
Survey name:
Pooled surveys
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Various questions on satisfaction with life as-a-whole, rated on 10 or 11 step numeral scales. 10 step variants stretched to range 0-10
Classification:
O-SLW-*-sq-nt-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
176
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.08 6.08
SD:
1.28 1.28

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Political self-determination Political freedom in nation Value self-determination Individualistic values in nation
Valuation of freedom in nation
Population Population size in nation GDP Gnp per capita (raw)