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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
Egalitarianism
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