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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1999a): study ZZ 1992

Public:
Adults, general public, 43 nations, early 1990's
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Political and civil rights
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respect for rights is assessed by means of inquiries among experts, which consider legislation and practice on 11 dimensions. Here both civil and political rights are condensed in one sumscore

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.45 p < .01 Average happiness by political freedom in 47 nations