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Studies

Fontaine Carrion & Katsunori (2013): study IN 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Fontaine Carrion, X.; Katsunori, Y
Title:
Caste Comparisons: Evidence from India.
Source:
Discussion Paper, 2013, No. 867, Osaka, Japan

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged general public in 6 large cities , India, followed 3 years 2009, 2010 and 2011
Survey name:
IN-Survey on Preference toward Satisfaction with Life
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 4069
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how happy are you these days?
0  very unhappy
1
2
3
4
5  neither happy nor unhappy
6
7
8
9
10 very happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax
Author's label:
happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Absotute household expenditure Absolute level Relative household expenditure Relative level to others Education Level of school-education Not working Not in labour force Housewife/husband Full-time home maker Retired Current status: retired or not Student Involved in schooling or not Number of children Number of children Age Current age (in years) gender Sex (male vs female) City Current residence Caste 'Objective' socio-economic status Wave Trend average happiness in urban/rural dwellers