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Studies

Mellander et al. (2011): study ZZ 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Mellander, C.; Florida, R.; Rentfrow, P.J.
Title:
The Creative Class, Post-Industrialism and The Happiness of Nations.
Source:
Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 2012, Vol. 5, 31 - 43

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, 66 nations, 2009
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll2009
Sample:
Probability area sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Interview: face to face in other countries

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
 
 All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
 0  dissatisfied
 1
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7
 8
 9
 10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
34
Observed distribution:
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.05
SD:
1.00

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding GDP per capita Gnp per capita (raw) Human capital Literacy in nation Creative class Occupational level Service class Occupational level Manufacturing class Occupational level