print

Correlational findings

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

Public:
Adults, general public, 30 OECD countries, 1997-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 45000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Educational mobility
Our Classification
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 = AVERAGE educational mobility by AVERAGE happiness in 30 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.49 s Difference with mother's education. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.45 s Difference with father's education.

Educational mobility goes with more happiness