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Studies

Proto & Rustichini (2015): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Proto, E.; Rustichini, A.
Title:
Life Satisfaction, Income, and Personality.
Source:
IZA Dp, 2015, No. 8837, 1 - 30

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged general public, United Kingdom, 1996-2008
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 117041
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Page in publication:
19
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.14
SD:
1.27

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income Change in income level Big five personality Neurotic
Extraverted
Conscientious
Open
Agreeable