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Studies

Kim et al. (2012): study US 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Kim, S.; French, D.J.; Sargent-Cox, K.A.
Title:
Cross-National Insights into the Relationship between Wealth and Wellbeing: A comparison between Australia, the United States of America and South Korea.
Source:
Ageing and Society, 2012, Vol. 32, 41 - 59

Investigation

Public:
50+ aged general public, USA, 2006
Survey name:
US-HRS wave 8
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 4687
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

I am satisfied with my life in general
6  strongly agree
5  agree
4  somewhat agree
3  somewhat disagree
2  disagree
1  strongly disagree
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-6-b
Author's label:
satisfaction with life
Remarks:
Mean transformed  from range 1-6 torange 0-10
Page in publication:
46

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Net worth Total wealth