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Studies

Joarder et al. (2017): study BD 2012 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Joarder, M.A.M.; Dockery, A.M.; Harris, M.
Title:
Remittances and Happiness of Migrants and Their Home Households: Evidence Using Matched Samples
Source:
The Journal of Development Studies, 2017, Vol. 53, No. 3, 422 - 443

Investigation

Public:
25+ aged, intimates left behind after migration, Bangladesh, 2012 - 2013.
Survey name:
Not a survey study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 205
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
 
 On the whole, how satisfied are you with your current life as a whole?
 5  very satisfied
 4  fairly satisfied
 3  neither agree nor disagree
 2  fairly  dissatisfied
 1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-fc
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
429
Observed distribution:
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.96
SD:
1.21

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Remittances Type of income
Sources of current support
Income Household income Age Current age (in years) Number of dependents Dependent persons in household Land ownership Land owned Number of migrants number of imtimates migrated Left behind (spouse, children) Migration of intimates Parents and/or family assisted Earlier support received