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Ferreira & Moro (2009): study IE 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Ferreira, S.; Moro, M.
Title:
On the Use of Subjective Well-being Data for Environmental Valuation.
Source:
Stirling Economics Discussion paper 2009-24, 2009, Stirling, UK

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2001
Survey name:
IR-IrelandNational Survey on QOL
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1467
Non Response:
33.3
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thintkng about the good and bad things in your life, which of these answers best describes your life as a whole?
7  as good as can be
6  very good
5  good
4  alright
3  bad
2  very bad
1  as bad as can be
Classification:
O-QOL-u-sq-v-7-a
Author's label:
SWB
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.47
SD:
0.98