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Studies

Hodge & Shankar (2016): study US 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Hodge, A.; Shankar, S.
Title:
Single-Variable Threshold Effects in Ordered Response Models With an Application to Estimating the Income-Happiness Gradient.
Source:
Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2016, Vol. 34, 42 - 52

Investigation

Public:
General Public, USA, 1972-2010
Survey name:
US-GSS1972-2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 44553
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Family income Household income