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Studies

Slag (2017): study KR 1981 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Slag, M.R.A
Title:
The Easterlin Paradox or Easterlin Illusion: Some Empirical Tests.
Source:
MSc Thesis, 2017, School of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, South Korea, 1981-2010
Survey name:
WVS: combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 5000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Page in publication:
23
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.97
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication:
23
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.22

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Economic growth Economic growth/decline in nation