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Wilczek (2018): study ZZ Europe 2010

Publication

Author(s):
Wilczek, B.
Title:
Media Use and Life Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of Social Events
Source:
International Review of Economics, 2018, Vol. 65, 157 - 184

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Europe 2010-2015
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 2010-2015
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 73860
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
165-166
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.00 6.67
SD:
0.78 2.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Use of the internet Time on internet
Time spend on internet
Age Current age (in years) Relationship status Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Years schooling Social class Subjective social rank Occupational status Current employment status Use of written press Reading
Reading
Use of radio Tv watching, radio listening
TV watching, radio listening
Use of TV Tv watching, radio listening
TV watching, radio listening
Use of SNS Social media
Time on internet
Unemployment Unemployment in nation Inflation Inflation in nation GDP per capita GNP per capita (raw) Population size Population size in nation Social diversity Cultural pluralism Journalism culture Attitudinal climate in nation
Valuation of freedom in nation
Adaptation and learning INTERNET
Trend behavioral correlates of happiness
Impact levels of social events Current life-events (past few years)
Change in nation
Collective events
Consequences of social events Collective events