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Studies

Graham (2005): study ZZ Latin America 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Graham, C.
Title:
Insights on Development from the Economics of Happiness.
Source:
The World Bank Research Observer, 2005, Vol. 20, 201 - 231

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, 17 countries in Latin America, 2001
Survey name:
Latinobarometro2001
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 18135
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, would you say that you are satisfied with your life?
Would you say that you are
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Log wealth index POSSESSIONS Years of education Level of school-education Minority-membership Attitudes to one's own ethnic status Current occupation Current occupation Health index Self-perceived health