Veenhoven (1994c): study ZZ 1980
- Veenhoven, R.
- Is Happiness a Trait? Test of the Theory that a Better Society does not Make People any Happier.
- Social Indicators Research, 1994, Vol. 32, 101 - 160
- Adults, general public, 30 nations, 1980
- Selection from general population sample
- N = 30
- Non Response:
Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings
- Full text:
Self report on single question
Various items using the term happiness
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