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Studies

Easterlin (2016): study ZZ World samples 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Easterlin, R.A.
Title:
Paradox Lost?
Source:
IZA DP,2016, No. 9676, 1 - 36, California, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public in 58 nations, followed 1981-2010
Survey name:
INT-WVS: combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 400000
Non Response:
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
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5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
33

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Annual growth rate of GDP/capita Change GDP in nation: economic growth/decline