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Correlational findings

Study Alber & Lenarz (2008): study ZZ EU 27 2003

Public:
Adults, general public, EU 27 member states and Turkey, 2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 35000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Income Quartiles

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b DM = + Average happiness in income quartiles in 25 nations

In rich nations, the poor are happier than the rich in poor nations.

Difference in happiness across income categories is smaller in rich nations than in poor nations