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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven & Kalmijn (2005): study ZZ 1990

Public
Adults, general public, 90 nations, 1990s
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Economic freedom
Our Classification
Remarks
Source: Heritage Foundation
Operationalization
Index of economic 1999

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a r = -.48 INEQUALITY OF HAPPINESS by Economic freedom in 88 nations
Inequality of happiness measured using the standard-deviation of happiness
O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a r = +.48 INEQUALITY-ADJUSTED HAPPINESS by Economic freedom in 88 nations
Inequality-adjusted happiness measured using index of mean and standard deviation as proposed by Kalmijn & Veenhoven 2005
O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a r = +.59 LEVEL OF HAPPINESS by Economic freedom in 88 nations
Level of happiness measured using average score in the country
O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a rpc = +.24 rpc controlled for purchasing power per head