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Studies

Ugur (2019): study TR 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Ugur, Z.B.
Title:
Does Money Buy Happiness in Turkey?
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Turkey 2013
Survey name:
TR-TurkishLS2013
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 196303
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy or unhappy do you think you are.....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  moderately happy
2  fairly unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
table 1

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income bracket Household income Perceived change in standard of living over past 5 years Change to better or worse
Income comparisons
Awareness of income change
Expected change in standard of living in the next 5 years Income expectations
Awareness of income change
Self placement on income ladder Relative to income of compatriots Standard of living Relative income Age Current age (in years) Female Sex (male vs female) Employment status Current employment status
Full-time home maker
Unfit for work
Unemployed involuntary
Current status: retired or not
Involved in schooling or not
Not in labour force
Education Level of school-education Marital status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS
Vs widowed
Vs divorced
Vs formerly married (divorced+seperated)
Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with friends Satisfaction with friends