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Studies

Fischer (2008a): study ZZ 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Fischer, J.A.
Title:
Competition and Well-Being: Does Market Competition make People Unhappy ?
Source:
SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance, 2008, No. 697

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, 60 nations, 1997-2001
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 79064
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
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
14,44
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.68 6.31
SD:
2.57 2.86

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income level Current income level (unspecified)