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Studies

Luechinger (2010): study ZZ Europe 1979

Publication

Author(s):
Luechinger, S.
Title:
Life Satisfaction and Transboundary Air Pollution.
Source:
Economics Letters, 2010, Vol.107, 4 - 6

Investigation

Public:
14+ aged, general public EU nations 1979-1994
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer ?
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 223982
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication:
4

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding SO2 Environmental quality Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married vs never married
Vs widowed
Vs divorced
Vs separated
Numbers of children Number of children Employed Current employment status
Self employed
Full-time home maker
Involved in schooling or not
Current status: retired or not
Education years Years schooling Community size Community size Real GDP per capita Gnp per capita (raw) Unemployment Unemployment in nation Agricultural sector Current economic condition of the nation
Modernity of nation
Industrial sector Current economic condition of the nation
Industrialization in nation
FDI flows Openness of economy in nation Urbanization Urbanization Cloud cover Climate
Current climate
Precipitation Climate Diurnal temperature range Climate Mean temperature Climate Vapor pressure Climate