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Correlational findings

Study Lalive & Stutzer (2010): study CH 2000

Public:
Salaried workers, Switzerland, 2000-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6203
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Being a foreigner
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: National (reference group)
1: Foreigner

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a b = -.37 Foreigner (vs national)
B's controlled for:
- Age
- Education
- Marital status
- Employment status
- Household income
- Household size

B = -.37 means that being a foreigner corresponds with -.37 point difference in happiness on the 0-10 scale.

Ordered Probit analysis (OPRC) yields similar results.