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Studies

Radcliff (2005): study ZZ 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Radcliff, B.F.
Title:
Class Organization and Subjective Well-Being: A Cross-National Analysis
Source:
Social Forces, 2005, Vol. 84, 513 - 530

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 10, 10 nations, 1975
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 03
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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:
518

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Union Density Trade union membership in nation Welfare spending Social security in nation Unemployment Unemployment in nation GDP per capita Purchasing power (`real' GNP pc) Summed effects Summed effects of current societal conditions (macro level)