Findings on happiness in Börsch-Supan & Jürgens (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984 /2

Author(s)Börsch-Supan, A.; Jürgens, G.
TitleEarly Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany.
SourceNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Working Paper 12303., 2006, USA
Public25+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1984-2002
 West-Germany was a separate nation before 1990 and became a region in reunited Germany after 1990
Survey nameNot available
SampleSelection from general population sample
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead? 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 not very satisfied 1 not at all satisfied - Don't know
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Social security expenditureshow  Social security in nation