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Studies

Veenhoven (1990c): study ZZ 1970

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
De Vrolijke Vechtmaatschappij. (The Merry Competition Society).
Source:
Paper Erasmus University, 1990, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 22 nations, 1970-1985
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 30000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on different single questions

Responses transformed to common 0 to 10 scale
- scores on verbal response scales transformed using Thurstone's technique of expert weighing
- scores on numerical scales shorter than 11 step transformed by linear stretching
Classification:
M-CO---sq-*-11-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Income position Current income level (unspecified)