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Studies

Lindqvist et al. (2018): study SE 2016

Publication

Author(s):
Lindqvist, E.; Cesarini, D.; Ostling, R.
Title:
Long-run Effects of Lottery Wealth on Psychological Well-Being.
Source:
Working Paper, 2018, IFN, No. 1220, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, Sweden

Investigation

Public:
Earlier lottery winners and controls, Sweden 2016
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 3362
Non Response:
31%
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Combination of paper and telephone survey

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
8, 36
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:
7.14
SD:
1.77
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, please indicate how satisfied you feel with your life at the moment? The bottom of the ladder indicates extreme dissatisfaction, while the top indicates high levels of satisfaction with your life. On which step of the ladder do you personally feel you stand at the moment, assuming that the higher up the step the more satisfied and the lower on the ladder the more dissatisfied you are with your life?
10  very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-l-11-g
Author's label:
Overall Life Satisfcaction
Page in publication:
8
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:
7.21
SD:
1.93

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Earlier lottery prize size Lottery winning Years since win Lottery winning Size of earlier lottery win Size of lottery win