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Studies

Veenhoven (2007e): study ZZ 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Le Bonheur du plus grand Nombre comme But des Politiques Sociales. (The Greatest Happiness Principle: Happiness as an Public Policy).
Source:
Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 2007, Vol. 28, 35- 60

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 90 nations, 1995-2000
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 140000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
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7
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9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Economic development Purchasing power (`real' gnp pc) Government effectiveness Quality of government in nation