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Studies

Helliwell et al. (2015): study XY Cyprus-Turkish 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H.; Wang, S.
Title:
The Geography of World Happiness.
Source:
World Happiness Report 2015, Chapter 2, 12 -41

Investigation

Public
15+ aged general population, North Cyprus, 2012
Survey name
INT-GallupWorldPoll2012
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's label:
Cantril Ladder