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Noll & Weick (2015): study DE 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Noll, H.H.; Weick, S.
Title:
Consumption Expenditures and Subjective Well-Being: Empirical 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:
Self report 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
Consumption: 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)
Never married
Vs widowed
Vs divorced
Vs separated
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 Expenditures on: Clothing Expenditure on housing and energy Expenditures on: Housing
Expenditures on: Utilities
Expenditure on Furniture and housing facilities Expenditures on: Housing
Expenditures on: Durables
Expenditure on health Expenditures on: Personal care Expenditure on mobility Expenditures on: Transport Expenditure on communication Use of communication amenities Expenditure on leisure Expenditures on: Leisure Expenditure on education Expenditures on: Education Expenditure on hotels and restaurants Expenditures on: Leisure
Expenditures on: Experiences
Expenditure on other things Expenditures on..