Happiness in University Education
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to quantify the determinants of happiness in university students, with information drawn from a survey conducted with students at the University of Western Australia in 2003. Ordered probit and ordinary least squares models are applied. Happiness could be measured and linked to a range of factors, for instance, grades achieved, friendships developed, school facilities, opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities, and lecture quality. The findings reveal that the most important influences on the levels of satisfaction of students are school work, time management and relationships formed in university.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics in its series Economics Discussion / Working Papers with number 04-11.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 2004
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