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Studies

Veenhoven (2005a): study ZZ 1990

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Happiness is Hardship.
Source:
Bruni, L.;Porta, P.L.:"Economics and Happiness", Oxford University Press, 2005, UK, 243 - 266

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 55 nations, 1990s
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 75000
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

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Homicide rate Crime on nation Income inequality Income inequality in nation Time pressure Perceived time-pressure
Pace of life in nation
Sudden Crisis Major events in era