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Studies

Veenhoven (2009b): study ZZ 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Well-Being in Nations and Well-Being of Nations. Is There a Conflict Between Individual and Society?
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 91, 5 - 21.

Investigation

Public
Adults, general public, 91 nations, early 2000s
Sample
Mixed samples
Respondents
N = 140000
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
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5
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9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Full text:
Happy Life Years

Life-expectancy in nations multiplied by 0-1 average happiness as assessed with survey questions type O-SL
Classification:
Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Biological capacity Habitability of land Government effectiveness Quality of government in nation Regulatory quality Quality of government in nation Control of corruption Quality of government in nation Voice and accountablity Quality of government in nation Ecological footprint Ecological footprint Energy consumption Economic affluence in nation
Modernity of nation
Ecological footprint
Technological achievement Modernity of nation Political stability NATION: POLITICAL SYSTEM Ethnic fragmentation Cultural pluralism
Social cohesion in nation
Civil war Civil war in nation