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Studies

Kim & Kim (2012): study ZZ 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Kim, S.; Kim, D.
Title:
Does Government Make People Happy?: Exploring New Research Directions for Government’s Roles in Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2012, Vol. 13, 875 - 899

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 131 nations, 2000-2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS1981-84
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 150000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Various questions on overall satisfaction with life as a whole.

Scores transformed to scale 0-10
Classification:
O-SLW---sq-t-11-a
Author's label:
Quality of Life
Page in publication:
875

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social trust Trusting
Trust in people
Openness Openness of economy in nation Investment price Current economic condition of the nation Log GDP Gross National Product Post communist Post communist nation Quantity of government Size of government in nation
Government consumption in nation
Quality of government Quality of government in nation