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Studies

Huffman & Rizov (2016): study RU 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Huffman, S.K.; Rizov, M.
Title:
Life Satisfaction and Diet: Evidence from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey.
Source:
Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2016 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, 2016, 1 - 25, Boston, Massachusetts.

Investigation

Public
16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1994-2005
Survey name
RU-RLMS
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

On the whole, are you…?
5  fully satisfied
4  not fully satisfied but generally
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  still dissatisfied
1  extremely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
8,23

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Trend average happiness marital categories
Gender Sex: male (vs female)
Trend average happiness in age groups
Employment Unemployed involuntary
Trend average happiness in employment categories
Residence Rural dwelling (vs urban)
Trend average happiness in urban/rural dwellers
Age TIME Education Level of school-education
Trend average happiness in educational groups
Exercise Physical activity
Active involvement in sports
Alcohol Consumption Use of alcohol Smoking Use of tobacco Calorie consumption What one eats
Trend average happiness in urban/rural dwellers
Protein consumption What one eats Fat consumption What one eats Diet diversity What one eats