Napier & Jost (2008): study US 1995
- Napier, J.L.; Jost, J.T.
- Why are Conservatives Happier than Liberals?
- Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 19, 565 - 572
- Voters, USA, 1995
- Probability simple random sample
- N = 1176
- Non Response
- not reported
- Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on 2 questions:
A All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
B Taking all together, how happy would you say you are?
4 very happy
3 quite happy
2 not very happy
1 not at all happy
Computation: Mean score, rescaled to range 1-10
- Author's label:
- Subjective Well-being
- Page in publication:
- Error estimates:
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