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Correlational findings

Study Gerlach & Stephan (1996): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
16-65 aged, general public, Germany, followed from 1984 to1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54066
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selff report of change in household income per capita.
0 no change/decrease
1 increase

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = T1-T2 CHANGE in happines by T1-T2 CHANGE in income
             age <30   30-49     >49

- women      +.22(01)  +.15(01)  +.04(ns)
- men        +.11(01)  +.21(01)  -.06(ns)

B's controled for CHANGE in:
- labour market position
- marital status
- self perceived disability
- self perceived health