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Studies

Klitgaard & Fedderke (1995): study ZZ 1980

Publication

Author(s):
Klitgaard, R.; Fedderke, J.
Title:
Social Integration and Disintegration: An Exploratory Analysis of Cross-Country Data.
Source:
World Development, 1995, Vol. 23, 357 - 369

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, 27 nations, 1980
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Author's label:
Happiness 10 1980 (27)
Remarks:
Even though the author has labelled the measure as 'Happiness', according to the standard notation of WDH the measure is related to 'Overall satisfaction with life as a whole'
Page in publication:
363

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Social DisintegrationFactor 1 Political stability in nation Social Disintegration Factor 2 Political violence in nation
Political protest in nation