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Studies

Senik (2011): study ZZ Europe 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, Europe, 13 EU nations, 2002-2009
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 64706
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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, 57
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.61 7.61
SD:
1.69 1.69

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Log (household income) Household income Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Divorced Divorced or separated Widowed Widowed Unemployed Unemployed involuntary Country of residence Current nation of residence
Country of settlement
Region of origin Country of origin Summed determinants Summed socio-demographic factors only Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Migration generation Ever migrated or not
Migration generation
Migration of parents