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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
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.