Findings on happiness in Easterlin (1974): study IT 1965

Author(s)Easterlin, R.A.
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
SourceDavid, P.A.;Melvin, W.R.;Eds.: "Nations and Households in Economic Growth", Academic Press, 1974, New York, USA, 89 - 125.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Italy, 1965
Survey nameINT-GallupWorldSurvey 3
SampleNot available
Respondents N =1166
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf report on single question: In general, how happy would you say you are.....? 3 very happy 2 fairly happy 1 not very happy
Page in publication107
DKNA %4.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.641.78

Scores in123