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Studies

Lelkes (2002): study HU 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Lelkes, O.
Title:
Tasting Freedom: Happiness, Religion and Economic Transition.
Source:
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2006, Vol. 59, 173 - 194

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1992-1998
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 9167
Non Response:
Assessment:

Not reported.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life so far, the course of your life?
0  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 fully satisfied
Classification:
O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Pooled data 1992 and 1998.
M: 1992: 5,74  1998: 5,51
Page in publication:
179
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:
5.64

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Religious involvement Religious (vs not) Employment status Current employment arrangement Household income Household income Education level Level of school-education Age group Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Gypsy ethnicity Ethnic status in specific nations Budapest dummy Region in Hugary Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Number of children Number of children
Ever had children (vs not)