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Schyns (2000): study RU 1993

Publication

Author(s):
Schyns, P.
Title:
The Relationship between Income, Changes in Income and Life-Satisfaction in West Germany and the Russian Federation. Relative, Absolute or a Combination of Both?
Source:
Diener, E.;Rathz, D.R.;Eds.: "Advances in Quality of Life Theory and Research", Kluwer, 2000, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 83 - 110

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Russia, followed 3 years 1993-1996
Survey name:
RU-RUSSET1
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life?
Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are.
0  totally dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 totally satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d
Remarks:
Score 1-3: 32,1% (very unhappy)
Score 8-10: 14,% (very happy)
Page in publication:
92
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.80 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income level Household income Satisfaction with income level Satisfaction with income Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Young versus old Education Level of school-education Work status Current employment status Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)