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Studies

Pacek & Radcliff (2008): study ZZ Developed nations 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Pacek, A.; Radcliff, B.F.
Title:
Assessing the Welfare State: The Politics of Happiness.
Source:
Perspectives on Pollitics, 2008, Vol. 6, 267 - 277

Investigation

Public:
General public, 18 developed nations, 1981-2000
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 20000
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 now.....?
1   dissatisfied
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10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Decommodification Social security in nation Social Wage Socio-economic regime in the nation Cumulative Left-Party Score Socio-economic regime in the nation
Political democracy in nation