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RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1993

Publication

Author(s):
RUSSET panel study,
Title:
Russian Socio-Economic Transition Panel study (RUSSET)
Source:
William van der Veld's website

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1993
Survey name
RU-RUSSET1
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
0
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole in the present time? On this card you see the scale, where '1' means that you are not at all satisfied, and '10' very satisfied. You also can choose any number between them.
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Remarks:
Weighted: Mo=5.08; Sdo=2.50   Mt=4.53; SDt=2.78
Page in publication:
V294
Full text:
Self report on single question:

There are good and bad things in life, but taken all things together are you happy?
4  certainly yes
3  rather yes
2  rather no
1  certainly no
-  don't know
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-h
Author's label:
happiness
Remarks:
Weighed mean 2.49, Sd 0.67
Page in publication:
v297
Full text:
Self report on single question

Try to imagine the life, which you consider as ideal. How would you estimate your life as a whole at present comparing with this ideal?
1  very far from ideal
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely the same as ideal
-    do not know
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
ideal life
Page in publication:
v295