Napier & Jost (2008): study ZZ Western nations 1995
- Napier, J.L.; Jost, J.T.
- Why are Conservatives Happier than Liberals?
- Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 19, 565 - 572
- 18+ aged, general public, 10 western nations, 1995-1998
- Probability multi-stage cluster sample
- N = 9051
- Non Response:
- not reported
- Interview: face-to-face
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:
- Alpha =.66