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Studies

Sharpe et al. (2010): study CA Aspen, Alberta 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Sharpe, A.; Ghanghro, A.; Johnson, B.L.; Kidwai, A.
Title:
Does Money Matter? Determining the Happiness of Canadians.
Source:
Paper, Center for The Study of Living Standards, 2010, Ottewa, Canada.

Investigation

Public:
12+ aged, general public, Aspen, Alberta region, Canada, 2007
Survey name:
CCHS 2007 2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 400
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:
 
 Talking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general?
 1  very dissatisfied
 2  dissatisfied
 3  about as dissatisfied as satisfied
 4  satisfied
 5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-d
Observed distribution:
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.24