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Studies

Rehdanz & Maddison (2005): study ZZ 1972

Publication

Author(s):
Rehdanz, K.; Maddison, D.
Title:
Climate and Happiness.
Source:
Ecological Economics, 2005, Vol. 52, 111 - 125

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 67 nations, 1972-2000
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Self-reported happiness
Remarks:
Range: 2,33-3,47
Page in publication:
114
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.99
SD:
0.28

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Latitude Current geographical conditions in nation Average temperature of coldest/hottest month Climate Average rain in drieest/wettest month Climate Number of cold and hot months Climate Number of dry and wet months Annual temperature Climate Annual rain Climate