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Correlational findings

Study DiTella & MacCulloch (2006): study XZ Germany West 1985 /1

Public:
Employed females, Germany 1985-2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 14000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Unemployment rate
Our Classification
Operationalization
% unemployment rate of the working force

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d = AVERAGE HAPPINESS by UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in 10 states over 15 years O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.03 Among five states of Germany (Berlin, Hessen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hamburg, Bavaria) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.04 Among five states of Germany (Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Bremen, Rhineland-Pfalz, Baden Wurttemberg)

B controlled for individual variables (which ar enot reported)

B denotes points difference in happiness on scale 0-10