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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:
Self report 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 Sexe: male (vs female) Marital status Married vs never married
Never married (vs widowed)
Never married (vs divorced)
Nevermarried (vs separated)
Numbers of children Number of children Employed Current employment status
Full-time home maker
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Self employed
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 Current climate
Climate
Precipitation Climate Diurnal temperature range Climate Mean temperature Climate Vapor pressure Climate