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Kasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Kasser, T.; Ahuvia, A.C.
Title:
Materialistic Values and Well-being in Business Students.
Source:
European Journal of Social Psychology, 2002, Vol. 32, 137 - 146

Investigation

Public:
Business students, Singapore, 2000
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 92
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How high or low is your level of wellbeing?
0    extremely low, utterly depressed, completely down
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100 extremely high, feeling extatic joyous, fantastic

Adapted Fordyce Happiness Scale
Classification:
A-AOL-u-sq-n-101-a
Author's label:
Well-being
Page in publication:
142
Full text:
Selfreport on three questions:

In the last week, what percentage of the time do you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%)
1  happy
2  unhappy
3  neutral

Name: Fordyce % happy scale
Variant: % happy in last week
Classification:
A-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a
Author's label:
happiness measure
Page in publication:
141
Full text:
Selfreport on three questions:

'On the average, what percentage of the time d you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%)
1  happy
2  unhappy
3  neutral

Name: Fordyce % happy scale
Variant: % unhappy
Classification:
A-TH-g-mq-th%-101-ab
Author's label:
general feeling of happiness
Page in publication:
141

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Total materialism Materialism Aspiration Materialism Materialism Materialism Materialism Materialism