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Studies

Graham & Pettinato (2001a): study CR 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Graham, C.; Pettinato, S.
Title:
Frustrated Archievers: Winners, Losers, and Subjectieve Well-Being in New Market Economies.
Source:
Brookings Institution, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper Series no.21, 2001, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Costa Rica, 1997
Survey name:
Latinobarometro1997
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
0
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  quite satisfied
2  satisfied
1  not very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 12.21%,   2: 28.3%,   3: 23.14%,   4: 34.86%   (total 98.51%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.82 7.61
SD:
1.05 1.86