Findings on happiness in Serpa Barros de Moura & De Losso da Silveira Beuno (2013): study BR São Paulo 2007

Author(s)Serpa Barros de Moura, M.J.; De Losso da Silveira Beuno, R.
TitleLand Title Program in Brazil: Are there any Changes to Happiness?
SourceThe Journal of Socio-Economics , 2013, Vol. 45, 196 - 203
Public18+ aged, illigal land occupants, followed 18 months after legalization, Brazil 2007-2008
Collect periodMarch
Last assesment2008
Last collect periodAugust
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Panel survey
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =326
 185 households from Jardim Canaa (the neighborhood who benefited from the Land Title program in 2007) 141 households from DR (the neighborhood who did not benefit from the program)
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taken all together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say that you are....? 3 very happy 2 pretty happy 1 not too happy
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication200
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on single question: ".....satisfaction with overall life....." (Full questions not reported) 3 very satisfied 2 fairly satisfied 1 not satisfied - NA
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication200
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Legalization of land ownershipshow  Change to legal ownership