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Correlational findings

Study Frey & Stutzer (2000b): study CH 1992

Public:
Adults, general public, Switzerland, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Age in years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -,01 p < .05 Age has a U-formed impact: The young are happier than persons around 30 years of age, and thereafter happiness rises with age. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.00 p < .01 Age squared

Beta controlled for:
-Employment status
-Income
-Education
-Demographic factors (gender, marital status)
-Institutional factor (direct democratic rights)