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Studies

Ludwig et al. (2012): study US 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Ludwig, J.; Duncan, G.J.; Gennetian, L.A.
Title:
Neighborhood Effects on the Long-Term Well-Being of Low-Income Adults.
Source:
Science, 2012, Vol. 337, 1505 - 1510

Investigation

Public:
Recipients of housing subsidy, followed 10-15 years, 5 cities USA, 2005-2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 3273
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are .....?
3   very happy
2   pretty happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
1506

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Opportunity to move to a better neighborhood Change of residence (moving) Subjective poverty Subjective poverty % Ethnic minorities in neighborhood Ethnic diversity in environment