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Correlational findings

Study Bjornskov (2006): study ZZ 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 80 nations, 1990-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 800000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Quality of government
Our Classification
Remarks
Source: World Bank
Distribution
N = 72  M= 0  Range: -1,55  to  +2,32;  SD = 1
(z-scores)
Operationalization
Index of:
- voice and accountability
- political stability
- regulatory quality
- control of corruption
- rule of law
- government effectiveness

Expressed in z-scores

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r = +.41 p < .05 % happy by quality of governance in 80 nations.