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Studies

Knies (2012): study DE 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Knies, G.
Title:
Income Comparisons among Neighbours and Satisfaction in East and West Germany.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 106, 471 - 489

Investigation

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Germany, 2004+2005
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2004
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 22000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
7

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Neighborhood income Income level in vinicity West and East Germany Region in Germany