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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:
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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.38 5.38

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (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 Food
Stimulants
Expenditure on utilities Utilities Expenditure on transportation Transport Expenditure on education Education Expenditure on clothing and footwear Clothing Expenditure on durable goods Durables Saving Savings