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Studies

Ferrer-i-Carbonell & Gowdy (2007): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A.; Gowdy, J.M.
Title:
Environmental Degradation and Happiness.
Source:
Ecological Economics, 2007, Vol. 60, 509 - 516

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, Great Britain, 1996
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
na
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
509

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Care about the ozone layer Ecological values Care about animal and plant extinction Ecological values Gardening Gardening Accomodation in polluted area Local environmental quality
Quality of current dwelling