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Correlational findings

Study Fischer (2008): study US 1972

Public
18+ aged, general public, United States, 1972-2004
Survey name
CN-GSS 2003
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Median male earnings
Our Classification
Remarks
Data from the current employment statistics (http://www.data.bls.gov/PDQ)
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.20 1972-2004 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.26 exclusion of 2002 because of depressive effects 6 months after 9/11 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.19 recommended exclusion of 1972 because it is first in the series O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa r = +.26 both excluded: 1972 & 2002 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa = CHANGE average happiness by CHANGE median male earnings: