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Studies

Levine & Norenzayan (1999): study ZZ Developed nations 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Levine, R.V.; Norenzayan, A.
Title:
The Pace of Life in 31 Countries.
Source:
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1999, Vol. 30, 178 - 205

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 15 cities in developed nations, 1992-1995
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 20000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Behavioural observation
Observation and survey data.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on different single questions

Responses transformed to common 0 to 10 scale
- scores on verbal response scales transformed using Thurstone's technique of expert weighing
- scores on numerical scales shorter than 11 step transformed by linear stretching
Classification:
M-CO---sq-*-11-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Pace of life Pace of life in nation