Projects per year
What are the challenges posed by the analysis of self-reported life satisfaction and material wellbeing/hardship? We explore the complex relationship between objective and subjective indicators using primary data from two diverse sources—a questionnaire survey of 3883 undergraduate students in eight economically developed and developing countries and interviews with 310 adults in the Dominican Republic. Our findings underline the value of subjective data; at the same time, they stress the importance for development researchers of gaining a deeper understanding of what subjective data really tell us, alongside the need for a richer conceptualization of individual emotions and states of mind.
- School of International Development - Professor of Development Research and Evaluation
- Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research - Member
- Gender and Development - Member
- Impact Evaluation - Member
- Life Course, Migration and Wellbeing - Member
Person: Research Group Member, Academic, Teaching & Research
- 1 Finished
Developing and Refining Methods for Comparative Cross-National Research on Poverty and Vulnerability: Drawing on Young Lives' and WeD's experiences
Camfield, L., Dercon, S., McGregor, J. A. & Morrow, V.
1/11/10 → 31/10/15