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Studies

Hochman & Skopek (2013): study DE 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Hochman, O.; Skopek, N.
Title:
The Impact of Wealth on Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Three Welfare-State Regimes.
Source:
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 2013, Vol. 34, 127 - 141

Investigation

Public:
50+ aged general public, Germany, 2006
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 2390
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life?
10 completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's label:
General Life Satisfaction
Remarks:
Mean Germany: 7,6;
Page in publication:
6
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Household income Household income Debts and Wealth Total wealth Subjective Economic Hardship Subjective poverty
Sufficiency of current income
Debts Debts