Findings on happiness in Levine & Norenzayan (1999): study ZZ Developed nations 1992

Publication
Author(s)Levine, R.V.; Norenzayan, A.
TitleThe Pace of Life in 31 Countries.
SourceJournal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1999, Vol. 30, 178 - 205
DOIDOI: 10.1177/0022022199030002003
Investigation
PublicAdults, general public, 15 cities in developed nations, 1992-1995
 Data available on both happiness and pace of life: Switserland, Japan, Italy, England, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Poland, Singapore, United States, Canada, South Korea, Hungary, Greece, Mexico
 1992-1995
Survey nameNot available
SampleMixed samples
 Non-probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations.
Respondents N =20000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentBehavioural observation
 Observation and survey data.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on different single questions Responses transformed to common 0 to 10 scale - scores on verbal response scales transformed using Thurstone's technique of expert weighing - scores on numerical scales shorter than 11 step transformed by linear stretching
ClassificationM-CO---sq-*-11-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Pace of lifeN08ab04aPace of life in nation