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Correlational findings

Study Börsch-Supan & Jürgens (2006): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
50-65 aged, West-Germany, followed 18 years, 1984-2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Yearly

Correlate

Authors's label
Social security expenditures
Our Classification
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d D% = % very satisfied; decreases more or less continuously.

Trends happiness and social security expenditures converge over the years 1984-1992, but not after.