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Studies

Frey & Stutzer (2000b): study CH 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A.
Title:
Maximizing Happiness?
Source:
German Economic Review, 2000, Vol. 1, 145 - 167

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, Switzerland, 1992
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 6000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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 Income bracket Personal income Education Level of school-education gender Sex (male vs female) age Current age (in years) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Direct democratic rights Political democracy in nation Employment status Current employment status
Unemployed involuntary
Self employed
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Local autonomy in canton Centralization in nation