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Studies

Dumludag (2014): study ZZ 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Dumludag, D
Title:
Satisfaction and Comparison Income in Transition and Developed Economies.
Source:
International Review of Economics, 2014, Vol. 61, 127 - 152

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 35 nations in Europe and Asia, 2010
Survey name:
INT-LiTS 2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 38864
Non Response:
37,7%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Present income compared to nation Income comparisons
Relative to income of compatriots
Past income compared to nation Earlier relative income level
Relative to income of compatriots
Income comparisons
Future income compared to nation Relative to income of compatriots
Income comparisons
Later relative income
Household comparison with past Change to better or worse Comparison with parents Parents Combined efffects of comparison with others Relative income