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Studies

Helliwell & Huang (2006): study ZZ 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H.
Title:
How's your Government? International Evidence linking Good Government and Well-Being.
Source:
Working Paper 11988, 2006, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, USA

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 72 nations, 1981-2000
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 163000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
1
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.72
SD:
1.10

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding govdo Quality of government in nation govdem Quality of government in nation incnat: Per capita income Gnp per capita (raw) trustnat: General Trust Trust in nation godn: Importance of god Religion in nation