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Studies

Welzel & Inglehart (2010): study ZZ World samples 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Welzel, C.; Inglehart, R.
Title:
Agency, Values, and Well-Being: A Human Development Model
Source:
Journal of happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 97, 43 - 63

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 89 nations, 1995-2005
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 250000
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
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
52

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Relative agentic life strategies Societal level conditions
Valuation of freedom in nation
Western tradition Political democracy in nation Biological age Current age (in years) Female sex Sex (male vs female) Income level Current income level (unspecified) Education level Current education Communion emphasis Attitudes to friendship Monetary saturation Satisfaction with financial situation Agency feeling Ability to choose (psychological freedom)