Headey & Headey (2003): study DE 1990
- Headey, B.; Headey, D.
- German Reunification: Welfare Gains and Losses East and West.
- Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 64, 107 - 138
- 16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1990-1997
- Probability simple random sample
- N = 10000
- Non Response:
- ± 40%
Face-to-face interviews and additional questionnaire
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question:
Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
0 totally unsatisfied
- Author's label:
- Life Satisfaction
- 1990 1992 1997
East 6.9 6.1 6.3
West 7.3 7.3 6.9
- Page in publication:
ERA (temporal period)