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Studies

Hayo (2007): study ZZ Eastern Europe 1991

Publication

Author(s):
Hayo, B.
Title:
Happiness in Transition: An Empirical Study on Eastern Europe.
Source:
Economic Systems, 2007, Vol. 31, 204 - 222

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Eastern European Countries, 1991
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 5592
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
1 not at all satisfied
2 not very satisfied
3 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-3-b
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
2
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.14 -
SD:
0.63 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Happiness across countries Current nation of residence Age Current age (in years) Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Marital status Married vs never married
Never married (vs widowed)
Never married (vs divorced)
Education Level of school-education Type of employment Unemployed involuntary
Full-time vs part-time
Current occupation
Current status: retired or not
Income quartiles Current income level (unspecified) Community size Community size Church attendance Participation in church Religion Current religious beliefs Summed effects Summed socio-demographic + social ties