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Studies

Ferrer-i-Carbonell & VanPraag (2002): study RU 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A.; VanPraag, B.M.
Title:
Poverty in Russia.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2001, Vol.2, 147 - 172.

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Russia, 1997-1998
Survey name:
RU-RLMS
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 2233
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole in the present time? On this card you see the scale, where '1' means that you are not at all satisfied, and '10' very satisfied. You also can choose any number between them.
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g
Page in publication:
157

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income Change in income level
`objective` poverty
Family size Number of persons in household Summed effect Socio-demographic factors only