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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
Technological achievement
Our Classification
Operationalization
Technology Achievement Index: 1) Technology creation (patents granted to residents, receipts of royalties and license fees), 2) Diffusion of recent innovations (internet hosts, high- and medium-technology exports), 3)Diffusion of old innovations (telephones, electricity consumption), 4) Human skills (mean years of schooling, gross tertiary science enrolment ratio

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.70 Average Happy Life Years by Technologicalo achievement in 53 nations Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.12 rpc controlled foe wealth