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Studies

Pischke (2011): study DE 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Pischke, J. S.
Title:
Money and Happiness: Evidence from the industry Wage Structure.
Source:
IZA DP no. 5705, IZA, 2011, Bonn, Germany

Investigation

Public:
20-64 aged general public, West-Germany, 1984-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 56476
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
Page in publication:
14

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Household income Change in income level