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Correlational findings

Study Dunn et al. (2008): study US 2008 /1

Public
18+ aged, employees, followed 3 months before and after receiving a bonus, USA, 2008
Sample
Respondents
N = 16
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Income
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: one month before bonus T2: 3 months later
Distribution
M=$4918.64, SD=1816.98
Operationalization
1 < $20,000
2   $20,001-$35,000
3   $35,001-$50,000
4   $50,001-$65,000
5   $65,001-$80,000
6 > $80,001

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-g-sq-v-5-g r = +.38 ns T1 happiness M-TH-g-sq-v-5-g r = +.40 ns T2 happiness M-TH-g-sq-v-5-g Beta = -.03 ns Beta controlled for:
- T1 happiness, indicating CHANGE in happiness
- % bonus spend for one-self
- % bonus spend for others