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Gökdemir (2015): study TR 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Gökdemir, O.
Title:
Consumption, Savings and Life Satisfaction: the Turkish Case
Source:
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 183 - 196

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2010
Survey name:
INT-LiTS 2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 955
Non Response:
4.79%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question;

Now, let's talk about your life as a whole. All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0   completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-bb
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.38 5.38
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Employment status Current employment status Health Current general health status Education Level of school-education Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Age Current age (in years) Income ladder Household income Expenditure on food, beverages and tobacco Expenditures on: Food
Expenditures on: Stimulants
Expenditure on utilities Expenditures on: Utilities Expenditure on transportation Expenditures on: Transport Expenditure on education Expenditures on: Education Expenditure on clothing and footwear Expenditures on: Clothing Expenditure on durable goods Expenditures on: Durables Saving Savings