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Correlational findings

Study Ott (2005): study ZZ 1991

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 78 nations, 1991-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Gender Enpowerment Measure (GEM)
Our Classification
Remarks
Source: UN HDR 2004, table 25.
Distribution
Range: 0,169 (Pakistan) -  0,803 (Norway).
Operationalization
GEM measures political and economic participation and decision making by women, access to professional opportunities, and their estimated earned income. Unweigted average of three percentages:
-% parliamentary seats,
-% senior officials and managers, and   professional and technical positions,
-% earned income.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.69 Average happiness by gender equality in 78 nations.

Remark: inequality of happiness (SD) by gender equality: r = -.79, meaning that more gender equality goes with less inequality in happiness.