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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2005): study ZZ 1990

Public:
Adults, general public, 67 nations, 1990s
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Rule of law
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of institutional quality 1997-1998:
Index of 1) Voice and accountability (democracy), 2) Political instability and violence, 3) Government effectiveness, 4) Regulatory burden, 5) Rule of Law, 6) Graft
Based on various sources, among which surveys among businessmen

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.65 Happy life years by Rule of law in 64 nations in the 1990s. Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.20 rpc controlled for purchasing power per head.