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Studies

Konwicka (1976): study ZZ Europe 1967

Publication

Author(s):
Konwicka, T.
Title:
Homology of Predictions and Wishes.
Source:
Ornauer, H.;et al.,Eds.: "Images of the World 2000:A Comparative Ten Nation Study", Humanities Press, 1976, USA, 403 - 419

Investigation

Public:
15-40 aged, 6 european countries,
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 3962
Non Response:
Assessment:

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

"Here you have  ladder of nine rungs representing different conditions of life in which a person may possibly be. The top of the ladder '9' represents the best possible condition one may think of, and the bottom '1'represents the worst possible condition. On which rung do you think you stand with regard to your personal condition?"
9  best possible
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  worst possible

This question was followed by questions on the past (five years ago) and the future (five years from now).

Name: Cantril ladder rating (adjusted version)
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-9-a
Author's label:
Self-evaluation
Page in publication:
415

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Homology Current hope
Expected improvement\deterioration of one's nation
Attitudes to religion
Attitudes to sex in general
Gender-role attitudes