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Studies

Graham & Pettinato (2001a): study MX 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, Mexico, 1997
Survey name:
Latinobarometro1997
Sample:
Non-probability accidental sample
Respondents:
N = 1105
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: 14.93%,   2: 29.5%,   3: 33.85%,   4: 21%   (total 99.28%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.61 7.35
SD:
0.98 1.86