Findings on happiness in Adler et al. (2015): study US 2013

Author(s)Adler, M.; Dolan, A.B.; Kavetsos, G.
TitleWould you Choose to be Happy? Tradeoffs between Happiness and the other Dimensions of Life in a Large Population Survey.
SourceDuke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series, 2015, No. 2015-35, 1 - 51
Public18+ aged, general public, United States of America, 2013
Collect period19 august 2013
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Own survey, administered by Survey Sampling International
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 The sample was representative in terms of race and ethnicity.
Respondents N =6545
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall how satisfied are you with your life nowadays? 0 not at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication6
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Preference for happinessshow  Preference for happiness (over other goods)