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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:
Self report 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 Consumption: absolute level Relative household expenditure Consumption: relative to others Education Level of school-education Not working Not in labor 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 Sexe: male (vs female) City Current residence Caste 'Objective' socio-economic status Wave Trend average happiness in urban/rural dwellers