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Studies

Ouweneel (1987): study ZZ EU 9 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Ouweneel, P.
Title:
Geluk volgt Welvaart. (Happiness Follows Welfare).
Source:
Economisch Statistische Berichten, 1987, nr. 3622, 840 - 842

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, EU 9 member states, 1975-1986
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 9000
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
841

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Relations between fluctuations in GNP and happiness Economic growth/decline in nation