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Studies

Mentzakis & Moro (2009): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Mentzakis, E.; Moro, M.
Title:
The Poor, the Rich and the Happy: Exploring the Link between Income and Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2009, Vol. 38, 147 - 158

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged general public, the UK, followed 7 years, 1996-2003
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 50658
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Page in publication:
150

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Absolute income Current income level (unspecified) Gender Sex (male vs female)