Klitgaard & Fedderke (1995): study ZZ 1975
- Klitgaard, R.; Fedderke, J.
- Social Integration and Disintegration: An Exploratory Analysis of Cross-Country Data.
- World Development, 1995, Vol. 23, 357 - 369
- Adult general public, 22 nations, 1975
- Survey name:
- Multiple surveys pooled
- Mixed samples
- N = 12000
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question
Various items using the term happiness
Responses transformed to common 0 to 10 scale
Scores on verbal response scales transformed using Thurstone's technique of expert weighing
Scores on numerical scales shorter than 11 step transformed by linear stretching
- Author's label:
- Satisfaction 3 1975 (22)
- Although the author has labelled the measure as 'satisfaction', according to the standard notation of WDH the measure is related to 'happiness'. The 3 scale question is transformed to 10 scale to report the mean value.
- Page in publication:
Political violence in nation