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Studies

Veenhoven (2000a): study ZZ 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Freedom and Happiness: A Comperative Study in Fourty-four Nations in the Early 1990s.
Source:
Diener, E.; Suh, E.M.; Eds.:"Culture and Subjective Well-Being", MIT Press, 2000, Cambridge, USA, 257 - 288

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 44 nations, early 1990's
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 60000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding economic freedom Economic freedom in nation
Socio-economic regime in the nation
political freedom Political freedom in nation
NATION: POLITICS
personal freedom Private freedom in nations Summed opportunities Socio-economic regime in the nation
NATION: POLITICS
Freedom in nations
Information Media attendance in narion Inclination Individualistic values in nation Summed capabilities Media attendance in narion
Individualistic values in nation
Opportunities + capabilities Socio-economic regime in the nation
NATION: POLITICS
Individualistic values in nation
Freedom in nations