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Studies

Veenhoven & Kalmijn (2005): study ZZ Developed nations 1973 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.; Kalmijn, W.M.
Title:
Inequality-Adjusted Happiness in Nations. Egalitatianism and Utilitarianism Married in a New Index of Social Performance.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 6, 421 - 455

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 8 European nations and USA, 1973-2004
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 12000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Various questions on overall satisfaction with life as a whole.

Scores transformed to scale 0-10
Classification:
O-SLW---sq-t-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Trend 1973-2004 Trend in general public