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Correlational findings

Study Bjornskov et al. (2007): study ZZ 1997

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 74 nations, 1997-2001
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 120000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Post-communist
Our Classification
Operationalization
Postcommunist nation
1 no
2 yes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.16 p < .01 % very happy citizens by a (recent) communist history

B controlled for
-social trust
-openness
-investment price
-log GDP per capita
-government consumption