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Studies

VanPraag et al. (2010): study IL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
VanPraag, B.M.; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A.; Romanov, D.
Title:
Happiness and Financial Satisfaction in Israel: Effects of Religiosity, Ethnicity, and War.
Source:
Discussion Paper No 5184, IZA, 2010, Bonn, Germany

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged general population, Israel, 2006
Survey name:
IL-ISS 2006
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 6218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you are leading?
1  not satisfied at all
3  not so satisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
1008-1009

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding ln (income) Household income ln (age) and (ln) age squared) Current age (in years) Jews vs. Arabians Ethnic status in specific nations ln (family size) Number of persons in household Religiosity Self-definition as religious Health Self-perceived health Schooling Level of school-education Married Married vs never married Divorced Vs divorced Widow(er) Vs widowed Hebrew fluency Current language Years in Israel Time since migration Employed Unemployed involuntary
Current employment status
Origin Country of origin
Migration generation
Ever migrated or not
(ln) War days Moment of the interview
Involved in warfare
Religion of Arabs Current religious denomination