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Correlational findings

Study Stutzer & Frey (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
15+ aged, general public, West Germany, 1984-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15268
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Yearly

Correlate

Authors's label
Country of origin
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Nationals(reference group)
1 Non-nationals
  a EU foreigners
  b Non-EU foreigners

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.07 p < .01 a: EU foreigners happier than nationals
When trait-happiness is also controled B= +.13
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.19 p < .01 b: Non-EU foreigners less happpy than Nationals
When trait-happiness is also controled B=+.05

B's controled for:
- age
- education
- household income
- position in the household
- employment
- time (dummy for wave of panel)
and additionally for:
- trait-happiness (average over all 14 waves)