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Studies

Knight & Gunatilaka (2014a): study CN 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Knight, J.B.; Gunatilaka, R.
Title:
Memory and Anticipation: New Empirical Support for an Old Theory of the Utility Function.
Source:
Oxford Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series, 2014, Nr. 721, UK

Investigation

Public:
Adult general public, rural areas, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-National Household Survey China
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 9500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

In general, how happy would you say you are?
1  very unhappy
2  unhappy
3  so-so
4  happy
5  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-i
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
9
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.68
SD:
0.86

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Log of financial assets Savings Log of household debt Debts Age and age squared Current age (in years) Gender (male) Sex (male vs female) Marital status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS