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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
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.64 -
SD:
- -

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 Sexe: male (vs female) Gypsy ethnicity Ethnic status in specific nations Budapest dummy Region in Hungary Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Number of children Ever had children (vs not)
Number of children