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Studies

Veenhoven (2005): study ZZ 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Apparent Quality-of-Life in Nations: How Long and Happy People Live.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2005, Vol. 71, 61 - 86

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 67 nations, 1990s
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Happy Life Years

Life-expectancy in nations multiplied by 0-1 average happiness as assessed with survey questions type O-HL
Classification:
Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a
Author's label:
Happy-life-years
Page in publication:
73

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Trend in happy life years 1948-1998 Trend in general public Purchasing power per head Purchasing power (`real' gnp pc) 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 Disparity in incomes Income inequality in nation Discrimination of women Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation Disparity in happiness Inequality in happiness in nation
Inequality of happiness in nations
Tolerance Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation Trust in compatriots Trust in fellow-man in nation Voluntary work Social cohesion in nation Social Security Social security in nation Rule of law NATION: JUSTICE Respect of civil rights Political freedom in nation
Human-rights protection in nation
Corruption Corruption in nation