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Studies

Slag (2017): study KR 1981

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, 1981-2015
Survey name:
KR- pooled surveys
Sample:
Varied Probability
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on three questions

A  Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life?
    1 very dissatisfied
    2 dissatisfied
    3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    4 satisfied
    5 very satisfied
B Taking all together, how satisfied vor dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
     1  dissatisfied
     :
     10 satisfied
C  Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
     10 best possible
     :
    0 worst possible life

Computation: standardized scores (0-1) per year
Classification:
M-CO---mq-*-0-b
Author's label:
Subjective wellebing
Page in publication:
32

Correlational Findings

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