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Studies

Kotakorpi & Laamanen (2010): study FI 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Kotakorpi, K.; Laamanen, J.P.
Title:
Welfare State and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Public Health Care.
Source:
Economica, 2010, Vol. 77, 565 - 583

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2000
Sample:
Probability simple random 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 these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Page in publication:
5

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Excess expenditure on primary public healthcare in community Health care in vinicity
Government expenditures
Social security in region
Size of government in region
Excess expenditures on special private healthcare in community Health care in vinicity
Government expenditures
Size of government in region
Social security in region