INCOM Social Comparison Scale

Short Description: Can social comparison orientations predict people’s beliefs about their relative position in economic preferences? This module involves the 11-item INCOM social comparison scale and a set of questions regarding respondents’ beliefs about their relative position in the contexts of risk preferences, generosity, income and trust.

Methodological Details: The IOWA-Netherlands Comparison Orientation Measure (INCOM) includes several items on how often participants compare themselves with others regarding various aspects (e.g., success, social skills, opinions). In addition to the INCOM, participants were asked to report their beliefs about their own position and their estimations about others regarding five topics: risk preferences, generosity, honesty, income and life satisfaction.

Contact

Year

Respondents

Dataset

Variables

Availability

Levent Neyse, DIW Berlin [E-Mail]

2018

1600

inno

im_ivd, ivd01_1, ivd02_1, ivd02_2, ivd02_3, ivd02_4, ivd03_1, ivd03_2, ivd03_3, ivd03_4, ivd03_5, ivd03_6, ivd03_7, ivd03_8, ivd03_9, ivd03_10, ivd03_11, ivd02_5

04/2021