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Studies

Gainer (2013): study ZZ OECD member states

Publication

Author(s):
Gainer, M.
Title:
Assessing Happiness Inequality in the Welfare State: Self-Reported Happiness and the Rawlsian Difference Principle.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 114, 453 - 464.

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, OECD member states, Multiple nations,
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 23000
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 Decommodification Social security in nation Social wage Social security in nation Share left ministers vs share right ministers in cabinet Dominant political ideology in nation