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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2000g): study ZZ 1980

Public:
Adults, general public, 41 nations, 1980-1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Increase/decrease in state welfare
Our Classification
Operationalization
% Rise/fall social security expenditure 1980 - 1990

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.10 ns Average change in moodlevel by increase/decrease in state welfare in 29 nations A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a rpc = -.08 ns Average mood level by state welfare budget per capita in 13 nations corrected for well-being in nation A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a rpc = -.10 ns Average change in mood level by increase/decrease in state welfare in 13 nations corrected for wealth in nation O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.03 ns Average change in Life satisfaction by increase/decrease in state welfare in 37 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a rpc = +.08 ns Average change in Life satisfaction by increase/decrease in state welfare in 18 nations corrected for well being in nation O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a rpc = +.35 ns Average change in Life satisfaction by increase/decrease in state welfare in 18 nations corrected for wealth in nation O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = -.19 ns Average change in Overall happiness by increase/decrease in state welfare in 37 nations O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a rpc = -.45 ns Average change in Overall happiness by increase/decrease in state welfare in 14 nations corrected for well being in nation O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a rpc = -.33 ns Average change in Overall happiness by increase/decrease in state welfare in 14 nations corrected for wealth in nation