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Correlational findings

Study Pouwels et al. (2008): study DE 1999

Public:
18-65 aged, couples, neither unemployed nor disabled, Germany, 1999
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2698
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Product of own and partner's net yearly income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Product of the logarithm of own income and logarith of partner's net yearly income

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - p < .05 WOMEN (-.04) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - p < .01 MEN (-.04)

OPRC's controled for:
- own income
- income of partner
- age
- self rated health
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = - p < .05 Additional control for working hours shows the same effect of the income product among women (-.05) and the same effect among men (-.03)

OPRC's cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect size. Coefficients denote relative differences in association.