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Studies

Sabatini (2011): study IT 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Sabatini, F.
Title:
Can a Click buy a Little Happiness? The Impact of Business-to-Consumer E-Commerce on Subjective Well-Being.
Source:
MPRA Paper no. 32393, 2011, M√ľnchen, Germany

Investigation

Public:
General public, Italy, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 4130
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
not reported, assumed

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, how happy would you say you are? Here one means you are very unhappy and 10 means you are very happy
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication:
4 & 7

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding E-shopping on internet
Buying
Gender Sex (male vs female) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Married vs widowed
Married vs divorced
Married vs separated
Still-married vs broken marriage (widowed+separated+divorced)
Age Current age (in years) Worsening of health condition Deterioration of health, falling ill Education Level of school-education Ownership of the house of residence Specific possessions
House owned or rented
Household income Household income Mortgage loan Debts Work status Current occupation
Entrepreneur
Business assets
Public parks and gardens Local nature Environmental crimes Actual quality of local environment Social assistance Welfare in vinicity
Amenities in vinicity
Cultural supply Cultural facilities in vinicity Micro-criminality Actual safety in vinicity
Victim of crime
Dirtiness of the local area Local pollution
Attitudes to quality of local environment
Regional poverty Poverty in nation Co2 emissions Local pollution Noise in the local area Local noise Humanities Educational specialization Poor Subjective poverty Instrumental variabls diagnostics Instrumental values