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Studies

Easterlin (2014a): study CN 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Easterlin, R.A.
Title:
Life Satisfaction in the Transition from Socialism to Capitalism.
Source:
Clark, A.E.;Ed.:" Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries", Oxford Scholarship Online: 2015, 1 - 24

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, urban areas, China, 1997-2010
Survey name:
CN-Horizon Research Consultancy Group
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 5000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Are you, in general, satisfied with your present life?
1  very unsatisfied
2
3
4
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-I
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
2010
Page in publication:
3, 20.Table1.A2
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.41 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Political change Change of political conditions in nation
Trend average happiness in China