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Studies

Veenhoven (1990): study ZZ Developed nations 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Resultaat van de Verzorgingsstaat: Leefbaarheid en Gelijkheid. ( Effects of the Welfare State: Livability and Equality).
Source:
VandeBraak, H.J.;Ed.: Rationaliteit en beleid: Hoofdstukken uit de Rotterdamse Sociologie", Academisch Boeken Centrum, 1990, De Lier, Netherlands, 41 - 80

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 23 1st world nations, 1981-1982
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 30000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Scores on slightly different questions type O-HL transformed to a common three step scale
Classification:
O-HL---sq-vt-3-a
Author's label:
Levensvoldoening
Page in publication:
49

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding government expenditure Social security in nation government expenditure Defense-spending