Easterlin (2005c): study US 1972
- Easterlin, R.A.
- Diminishing Marginal Utility of Income? A Caveat.
- Social Indicators Research; 70: 243-255
- 18+ aged general public, USA, 1972-2000
- Survey name
- Probability multi-stage cluster sample
- N = 46000
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question:
Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3 very happy
2 pretty happy
1 not too happy
Trend average happiness in Unites States of America