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Studies

Senik (2011): study ZZ Europe 2002 /2

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 first-generation immigrants, 13 EU-nations, 2002-2009
Survey name:
EU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2010
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 5094
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 Age Current age (in years) Male Sex (male vs female) Log household income Household income Married Married vs never married Divorced Vs divorced Widowed Vs widowed Country of settlement Country of settlement
Current nation of residence
School before 10 years old in destination country Migration at young age Duration of stay Time since migration
Country of settlement
Summed effects Various combinations of current conditions