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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:
Self report 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
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) Sexe: male (vs female) Marital status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS