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Studies

Frey et al. (2009): study ZZ Various nation sets 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Frey, B.S.; Luechinger, S.; Stutzer, A.
Title:
The Life Satisfaction Approach to Valuing Public Goods.
Source:
Public Choice, 2009, Vol. 138, 317 - 345

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, regions, United Kingdom and Ireland, 1975-2002
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 62320
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
13

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Terroristic attacks Political violence in region Terrostic fatalities Political violence in region