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Studies

Garhammer (2002): study ZZ Developed nations 1999

Publication

Author(s):
Garhammer, M.
Title:
Pace of Life and Enjoyment of Life.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2002, Vol. 3, 217 - 256

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, 16 modern nations, 1996-1999
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 240000
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
Author's label:
life-satisfaction
Remarks:
Mean varies between 8.33 (Denmark)_ and 5.49 (Greece)
Page in publication:
235
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Means transformed to range 1-10 vary between 7,88 (Ireland) and 5,97 (Greece)
Page in publication:
235

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Time pressure at work Perceived time-pressure
Time-pressure at work
Pace of life in nation
Happiness O-HL by O-SL