print

Studies

Ivlevs et al. (2019): study ZZ World samples 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Ivlevs, A.; Graham, C.; Nikolova, M.
Title:
Emigration, Remittances and the Subjective Well-Being of Those Staying Behind.
Source:
Journal of Population Economics, 2019, Vol. 32, 113 - 151

Investigation

Public:
Intimates left behind after migration, Multiple nations, 2009 - 2011
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll2009-2011
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 142468
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Phone interviews were used where telephone coverage is more than 80%.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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:
Best Possible Life
Page in publication:
137/141
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:
5.50
SD:
2.21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Remittances Type of income
Sources of current support
Relatives abroad Migration of intimates