Findings on happiness in Iasio Di (2018): study ZZ Former sovjet states 2013

Author(s)Iasio Di, V. G.
TitleMigration And The Well-Being of People Left Behind: Evidence from Armenia And Georgia
SourceWorking Paper, 2018,, Universita degli Studi dell'Insubria, Project: Migration and the well-being of people left behind: evidence from Armenia and Georgia ,Varese, Italy
PublicPeople left behind after migration, Former Sovjet States, Multiple nations, 2013 - 2015
Last assesment2015
Survey nameCaucasus Barometer 2013-2015
SampleProbability area sample
Respondents N =8079
 Armenia n= 3695 Georgia n= 4383
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 not satisfied at all 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication13
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation2.522.80

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
EmployedE02abCurrent employment status
Household's membersH20ab03Number of persons in household
Household's minorsC03ab02Children in the household
Income >100$I01ab03Household income
MarriedM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Migration of relativesM07afMigration of intimates
Poor relcondR13abCurrent resources
Poor relcondR13ab03Relative resources, also classified as above ↑
Primary educationE01ab02Level of school-education
RemittancesI01adSource of current income
RemittancesS10ab02Sources of current support, also classified as above ↑
RuralL13ab02bRural vs urban dwelling
Tertiary educationE01ab02Level of school-education
UrbanL13ab02bRural vs urban dwelling