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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
difference with spouce
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference in education with spouce
1: small
2: large

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DMa = 0 Ss with small difference are slightly less happy before marriage and slightly more happy after

Ma controled for:
- education
- parenthood
- household income
- household size
- position in household
- employment
- place of residence
- citizenship status (migrant or not)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DMa = - Ss who's wage differs largely from spouce's are somewhat less happy in the years before marriage, but not in the years after.

Ma controled for:
- education
- parenthood
- household income
- household size
- position in household
- employment
- place of residence
- citizenship status (migrant or not)