Findings on happiness in Brulé & Veenhoven (2014a): study ZZ Developed nations 1997

Author(s)Brulé, G; Veenhoven, R.
TitleParticipatory Teaching and Happiness in developed Nations.
SourceJournal Advances in Applied Sociology, 2014, Vol. 4, 235 - 245
PublicAdolescents, 22 developed countries, 1997-2006
Last assesment2006
Survey nameHealth Behavior in School Aged Children
 HBSC survey cycle not specified.
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =102300
 Number on participants is estimated using information in the paper.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Questionnaire was administered in class.
General remarksYears are not specified in the study, and are assumed.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Author's labelContentment
Page in publication241
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Participatory teachingS01ad05Social climate in school
Participatory teachingN02ab02adTeaching practices in nation, also classified as above ↑