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Studies

Downie & Koester (2008): study ZZ 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Downie, M.; Koester, R.
Title:
Why Faster, Higher, Stronger isn"t Necessarily Better.The Relations of Paralympian and Women's Soccer Teams' Performance to National Well-Being.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 88, 273 - 280

Investigation

Public:
Adults, 90 countries, 2004
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 135000
Non Response:
Assessment:

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
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5
6
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10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication:
275

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Summer Olympics Performance in 2004 Success in sports of nation Summer Paralympics Performance in 2004 Success in sports of nation Life Expectancy Life-expectancy in the nation GrossDomesticProduct Economic affluence in nation Soccer Rankings Men in 2004 Success in sports of nation Soccer Rankings Women in 2004 Success in sports of nation Having a female soccer team Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation