print

Correlational findings

Study Alesina et al. (2004): study ZZ EU 12 1992

Public:
Adults, general public, EU 12 member states, 1975-1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 104000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Unemployment rate
Our Classification
Operationalization
Unemployment rates in EU nation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa = Unemployment rate in NATION by INDIVIDUAL happiness O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -.18 ns All individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = +1.8 ns Political left individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -.01 ns Political right individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -.50 ns Poor individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = +.66 ns Rich individuals

OLRC's are controlled for:
- personal characteristics
  - employment satus
  - gender
  - age
  - educational level
  - marital status
  - number of children
  - income
  - race
- inequality of incomes in nation
- inflation rate in nation

OLRC's cannot be interpreted as absolute effect sizes.