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Correlational findings

Study Berg (2010): study ZZ 2000

Public:
Adults, general public, 119 countries, 2000-2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 119
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
in some countries by telephone or CATI

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Gini coefficient
0 complete income equality,  
  i.e. everbody earns exactly the same
1 complete inequality, i.e. one person  
  earns the national income, while  
  others have no income at all

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a r = -.08 Income inequality by AVERAGE HAPPINESS in 119 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a rpc = +.28 rpc controlled for wealth C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = -.26 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c rpc = +.14 rpc controlled for wealth A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b r = +.12 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b rpc = +.28 rpc controlled for wealth O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a r = +.21 Income inequality by INEQUALIY OF HAPPINESS in 119 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a rpc = -.01 rpc controlled for wealth