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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
Local autonomy in canton
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index based on survey results by Ladner (1994). Chief local administrators in 1856 municipalities rated their local autonomy on a 10-step scale.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.05 p < .01 Beta controlled for:
-Individual factors
  - Income
  - Employment status
  - Education
  - Demographic factors
- Institutional factors
  - Direct democratic rights
  - National income pc
  - Population
  - Urbanization
  - French/Italian speaking