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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, München, Germany

Investigation

Public
General public, Italy, 2008
Survey name
Unnamed study
Sample
Probability simple random sample
Respondents
N = 4130
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
not reported, assumed

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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