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Studies

Oswald & Winkelmann (2008): study DE 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Oswald, A.J.; Winkelmann, R.
Title:
Delay and Deservingness after Winning the Lottery.
Source:
EconStor Working Paper, 2008, no. 0815, Zurich, Switserland.

Investigation

Public:
Lottery winners, Germany, followed 3 years, 2000-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 198
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
financial satisfaction
Page in publication:
7

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding substantial win Lottery winning