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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel (2000): study ZZ 1980

Public:
Adults, general public, 15 nations 1980, 39 nations 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50000
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Most studies used face-to-face interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in inequality in happiness and social security
Our Classification
Operationalization
Growth social security expenditure in % GNP per capita over the period 1980-1990

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = - ns Correlation with 1980-90 CHANGE in INEQUALITY of happiness in nations as measured with the standard deviation (instead of level as measured with mean) A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a rpc = - ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = - ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a rpc = - ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = + ns O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a rpc = + ns rpc's  controlled for Real GDP growth between 1980-1990