Findings on happiness in Göbel et al. (2011): study DE East Germany 2009

Author(s)Göbel, J.; Habich, R.; Krause, P.
TitleSubjektives Wohlbefinden und Wertorientierungen. (Subjective Well-Being and Value Orientation).
SourceStatistisches Bundesamt & WZB: ''Datenreport 2011, Band II, 2011, Bonn, Germany, 377 - 384
Public16+ aged, general public,East-Germany, Germany, 2009
Survey nameDE-SOEP 2009
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =0
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied." 10 totally satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unsatisfied
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 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
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