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Studies

Taylor (2008): study US 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Taylor, P.
Title:
Republicans: Still Happy Campers.
Source:
PEW Research Center, 2008, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, USA, 2008
Sample
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taken all together, how would you say things are these days?   Would you say that you are....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa
Author's label:
Partisan Happiness Gap
Remarks:
Computed by WDH team on the assumption that number of respondents in both groups are equal.
Page in publication:
1

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Partisan Happiness Gap Political (party) preference