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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:
Social Indicators Research 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 =
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?
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 Valuation of freedom in nation
Societal level conditions
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 Level of school-education Communion emphasis Attitudes to friendship Monetary saturation Satisfaction with financial situation Agency feeling Ability to choose (psychological freedom)