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Assessing Happiness and Competitiveness of World Major Metropolises, 2006 (ICPSR 27901)
This study aimed to empirically examine happiness and community/city conditions assessed by residents living in ten major cities of the world: Beijing, Berlin, London, Milan, New York City, Paris, Seoul, Stockholm, Tokyo, and Toronto. Respondents were asked questions about themselves and their city of residence. Questions focused on a range of topics including the economy, culture and education, welfare, safety, environment, living conditions, city administration, community life, health, and happiness. Demographic questions included city of residence, gender, age, education level, income level, occupation, marital status, and religion.
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Lee, Nam Young. Assessing Happiness and Competitiveness of World Major Metropolises, 2006. ICPSR27901-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-08-04. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27901.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27901.v1
This study was funded by:
- Seoul Metropolitan Government
- Seoul Welfare Foundation
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: community participation, cost of living, cultural attitudes, education, environmental attitudes, government performance, happiness, health care, identity, job opportunities, living conditions, local government, neighborhood condition, welfare services
Geographic Coverage: Beijing, Berlin, Canada, China (Peoples Republic), England, France, Germany, Global, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, London, Milan, New York City, Paris, Seoul, South Korea, Stockholm, Sweden, Tokyo, Toronto, United States
In order to conform to SPSS variable naming conventions, original variable names containing periods have been renamed; periods in these variable names have been substituted with underscores "_".
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Original ICPSR Release: 2011-08-04
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