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Studies

Senik (2011): study BE 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Senik, C.
Title:
The French Unhappiness Puzzle: The Cultural Dimension of Happiness.
Source:
Working Paper No. 2011 - 34, Paris School of Economics, 2011, Paris, France

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged general public, Belgium, 2002-2009
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 4831
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Language spoken at home Current language
Language of the interview
Regions Region in Belgium Log household income Household income Age Current age (in years) Married Married vs never married Divorced Vs divorced Widowed Vs widowed Unemployed Unemployed involuntary Gender Sex (male vs female)