Headey & Krause (1988): study XZ Germany West 1984
- Headey, B.; Krause, P.
- A Health and Wealth Model of Change in Life Satisfaction.
- Arbeitspapier 260, Sonderforschungsbereich 3, University of Mannheim, 1988, Germany
- 16+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1984-1985
- N = 2718
- Non Response
- Attrition sample A: 8%, sample B: 15%
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question:
All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
- Author's label:
- Change in life-satisfaction
- Error estimates:
- The correlation between the two measures was 0.78.
Summed effects of changes in life