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Studies

Veenhoven (2002a): study ZZ EU 12 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Die Rückkehr der Ungleichheit in die moderne Gesellschaft? Die Verteillung der Lebenszufriedenheit in den EU-Ländern von 1973 bis 1996. ( Return of Inequlaity in Modern Society? Dispersion of Life-Satisfaction in EU-Nations 1973 -1996).
Source:
Glatzer, W.;Habich, R.;Mayer, K.U.;Eds.: "Sozialer Wandel und gesellschaftliche Dauerbeobachtung", Leske & Budrich, 2002, Opladen, Germany, 273 - 293

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, EU 12 member states, 1973-1996
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 15000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Lifesatisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Trend inequality in happiness 1973-1996 Trend inequality of happiness in era
Inequality of happiness in nations
Inequality of happiness Inequality of happiness in nations
Inequality in happiness in nation