print

Studies

Noll & Weick (2015): study DE 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Noll, H.H.; Weick, S.
Title:
Consumption Expenditures and Subjective Well-Being: Emperical Evidence from Germany
Source:
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 101 - 119

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2010
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 30000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-bd

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Total household consumption expenditures Consumption level
Absolute level
Household net income Household income Household size Number of persons in household Region in Germany Region in Germany Age Current age (in years) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Vs divorced
Vs separated
Vs widowed
Never married
Education Level of school-education Employment status Current employment status
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Self-rated health status Current general health status Expenditures on nutrition How much one spends on eating Expenditure on clothing Clothing Expenditure on housing and energy Housing
Utilities
Expenditure on Furniture and housing facilities Housing
Durables
Expenditure on health Personal care Expenditure on mobility Transport Expenditure on communication Communication Expenditure on leisure Leisure Expenditure on education Education Expenditure on hotels and restaurants Experiences
Leisure
Expenditure on other things Expenditures on..