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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2009b): study ZZ 2000

Public:
Adults, general public, 91 nations, early 2000s
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 140000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Regulatory quality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Aggregated indicator, subjective assesments. Includes measures of the incidence of market-unfriendly policies such as price controls or inadequate bank supervision, as well as perceptions of the burdens imposed by excessive regulation in areas such as foreign trade and business development.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.73 Average Happy Life Years by regulatory quality in 90 nations Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.29 rpc controlled for wealth