Findings on happiness in Kasser & Ahuvia (2002): study SG 2000

Publication
Author(s)Kasser, T.; Ahuvia, A.C.
TitleMaterialistic Values and Well-being in Business Students.
SourceEuropean Journal of Social Psychology, 2002, Vol. 32, 137 - 146
URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ejsp.85/abstract
DOIDoi: 10.1002/ejsp.85
Investigation
PublicBusiness students, Singapore, 2000
 Gender: males=26, females=66 Age: M=21.1 SD=1.53
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =92
 92 business students were selected among 108 students.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How high or low is your level of wellbeing? 0 extremely low, utterly depressed, completely down 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 extremely high, feeling extatic joyous, fantastic Adapted Fordyce Happiness Scale
ClassificationA-AOL-u-sq-n-101-a
Author's labelWell-being
Page in publication142
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on three questions: In the last week, what percentage of the time do you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%) 1 happy 2 unhappy 3 neutral Name: Fordyce % happy scale Variant: % happy in last week
ClassificationA-TH-cw-mq-th%-101-a
Author's labelhappiness measure
Page in publication141
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on three questions: 'On the average, what percentage of the time d you feel….…' (percentages must add up to 100%) 1 happy 2 unhappy 3 neutral Name: Fordyce % happy scale Variant: % unhappy
ClassificationA-TH-g-mq-th%-101-ab
Author's labelgeneral feeling of happiness
Page in publication141
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Aspirationshow  Materialisic values
Materialismshow  Materialisic values
Materialismshow  Materialisic values
Total materialismshow  Materialisic values