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Correlational findings

Study Graham et al. (2004): study RU 1995

Public:
10+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5269
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Later income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Household income in rubles/square root of the number of people in the household

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na = T1 happiness by T2 income (5 year lag) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na Beta = +.03 Beta controlled for:
- age
- gender
- minority status

Similar in all income quintiles
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na Beta = +.03 p < .05 Beta additionally controlled for
T1 income (indicating CHANGE in income)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na = T1 income by T2 happiness O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na Beta = +.32 T1-T2 CHANGE in income by T2 happiness

Beta's controlled for:
- age
- gender
- education
- marital status
- occupation/employment
- health
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na Beta = +.19 p < .001 T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in income