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Correlational findings

Study Fischer (2009b): study ZZ OECD member states 1997 /1

Public
Adults, general public, 30 OECD Countries, 1997-2001
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Educational mobility
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: PISA 2003 student performance data in Mathematics and the information on family background.
Distribution
Range= -57,74-2,41
Operationalization
Intergenerational transmission of education: Dependency of student's educational attainment of her parents'education. Educational mobility is approximated by the difference between the mean student test score in the high-education-family-background-subsample and that in the medium-level-of-parental-education-subsample.

Negative values indicate educational immobility, values close to zero denote educational mobility.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.01 p < .05 Difference with MOTHER's education, All O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.01 p < .10 Difference with FATHER's education, All Ss O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.01 p < .01 - conservative individuals only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.01 ns - leftist individuals only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.01 p < .05 - conservative individuals only O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.01 ns - leftist individuals only

B's are controlled for:
- National net income per capita
- Individual demographic factors
- Individual socio-economics factors
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.00 ns B additionally controlled for:
- perceived social mobility in society
- difference with mother's education
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.00 ns Additionally controlled for:
- perceived social mobility in society
- difference with father's education