Ott (2010): study ZZ 2006 /1
- Ott, J.C.
- Good Governance and Happiness in Nations: Technical Quality Precedes Democracy and Quality Beats Size.
- Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 353 - 368
- 18+ aged, general public, Multiple nations, 2006
- Survey name
- Probability stratified sample
- N = 1300000
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question:
Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
0 worst possible life
This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
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