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Studies

Fleche et al. (2011): study CZ 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Fleche, S.; Smith, C.; Sorsa, P.
Title:
Exploring Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing in OECD Countries.
Source:
OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 921, 2011

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 1981-2008
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1603
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
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
7

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gross household income (log) Household income Self perceived income inequality Attitudes to social inequality in nation
Egalitarian values
State of health Self-perceived health To be unemployed Current employment status Educational level Level of school-education Environmental index Attitudes to environmental protection Freedom of choice and control Amount of restrictions perceived Important in life: friends Concern about friends
Most important aspects of life
Trust in people Trust in people Extent of political corruption Attitudes to the state in nation
Corruption in nation
Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Divorced Married vs divorced Number of children Number of children Combined effects Socio-demographic + health + social ties