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Studies

Flavin et al. (2011): study ZZ Developed nations 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Flavin, P.; Pacek, A.; Radcliff, B.F.
Title:
State Intervention and Subjective Well-Being in Advanced Industrial Democracies.
Source:
Politics and Policy, 2011, Vol. 39, 251 - 269

Investigation

Public
15+ aged, general public, 15 Industrialized Democracies, 2005-2009.
Survey name
INT-WVS: combined waves
Sample
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Size of the state Public goods in nation
Social security in nation
Size of government in nation
Income Personal income Education Level of school-education Health Self-perceived health Male Sex: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Unemployed Current employment status Church attendance Participation in church Trust in others Trusting
Trust in people
GDP GDP per capita in nation (raw) Unemployment rate Unemployment in nation Religion RELIGION Individualism Individualization in nation