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Correlational findings

Study Oswald & Powdthavee (2007): study GB 1999

Public:
16-65 aged, United Kingdom, 1999 -2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28418
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Home ownership
Our Classification
Operationalization
Owner of home:
1: Yes
2: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.18 p < .01 B additionally controled for:
- death of intimitate in previous year
- gender
- age
- household income (per household member)
- marital status
- occupation (employed, retired, homemaker, student)
- education
- household size
- childeren (number, age)

Alternative measurement of control variable income does not make a difference
- household income one year ago
- household income and mean income

Stronger when income is measured using:
- observation of payslip and house prices

Weaker when income is measured using:
- log personal income