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Studies

Lalive & Stutzer (2010): study CH 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Lalive, R.; Stutzer, A.
Title:
Approval of Equal Rights and Gender Differences in Well-Being.
Source:
Journal of Popululation Economics, 2010, Vol. 23, 933 - 962

Investigation

Public:
Salaried workers, Switzerland, 2000-2001
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 6203
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 10, where 0 means 'completely dissatisfied' and 10 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are the higher the number.
0  completely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with life
Remarks:
Own calculation from table 4
Page in publication:
21
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
8.06

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Approval of equal rights Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation
Actual value-climate
Egalitarian values
Preference for equal rights
Current local cultural conditions
Current local political conditions
Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Level of schooling Level of school-education Marital Status Married state (compared to non-married states) Being a foreigner Foreign nationalities in nation Full-time/Parttime employment Full-time vs part-time Household Income contributed by other household members Household income Household size Number of persons in household