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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
Inflation
Our Classification
  • NATION: ECONOMY Current economic condition of the nation Inflation in nation
Operationalization
Inflation rate

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -3.0 All individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -1.7 Political left individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -3.3 Political right individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -2.7 Poor individuals O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa OLRC = -3.4 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
 - unemployment rate in nation
 
 OLRC's cannot be interpreted as absolute effect sizes. Relative values denote that the negative effect is larger among rich and political right individuals.
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa = Inflation rate in NATION by INDIVIDUAl happiness