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Correlational findings

Study Bjornskov (2007): study ZZ 2004

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 60 nations, 1999-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 71000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Acceptance of income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Responses to question about the need to eliminate income inequality
1: much need
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10: no need

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = Happiness by acceptance of income-inequality. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.04 p < .01 All individuals in all nations.

Beta controlled for:
-actual income inequality;
-interaction of actual income inequality and
acceptance of income inequality.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.04 p < .01 Men in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.03 p < .10 Women in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.03 p < .10 Political Right in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.04 p < .01 Political Left in all nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.03 p < .01 All individuals in democratic nations.

Beta's additionally controlled for political rights.