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Correlational findings

Study Fahey & Smyth (2004a): study ZZ Europe 1999

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 33 European nations, 1999-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 39799
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Gini Index

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = .06 ns Average life-satisfaction by inequality in income in 29 nations (bivariate). O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.03 p < .05 Individual happiness by income inequality in nations.

B controlled for:
-at individual level:
-gender
-employment status
-marital status
-age
-social class
-income
-at country level:
-GDP per capita
-growth in GDP in last 10 years