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Studies

Radcliff (2005): study ZZ 1990

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, 17 developed nations, 1990
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 03
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 17000
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 these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Satisfaction with Life
Page in publication:
521

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Union membership Union member Union density Trade union membership in nation Social democracy; welfare state Social security in nation Summed effects Summed effects of societal and individual conditions Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Gender Sex (male vs female) Education Current education Age Current age (in years) Number of children Number of children Home life quality Attitudes to household-members
Satisfaction with family
Income Current income level (unspecified) Unemployed Unemployed involuntary Church attendance Participation in church