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Studies

Napier & Jost (2008): study US 1974

Publication

Author(s):
Napier, J.L.; Jost, J.T.
Title:
Why are Conservatives Happier than Liberals?
Source:
Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 19, 565 - 572

Investigation

Public
Voters, USA, 1974 - 2004
Sample
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents
N = 2536
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
570

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Political conservatism Current political (party) preference