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Correlational findings

Study Jiang et al. (2012): study CN 2002

Public:
16+ aged general public, 26 cities, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-CHIP 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5630
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change in social status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) Born with rural hukou but acquired urban
     hokou
b) Born with urban hukou
c) Born and still have rural hokou (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = +.01 ns MIGRANTS WHO ACQUIRED URBAN STATUS M-FH-g-sq-v-5-da b = -.20 p < .05 BORN WITH URBAN HOKOU

B controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  a) Rural/urban (Hukou) status
  b) Interaction Rural/urban (Hukou) status*
  c) Age
  d) Gender
  e) Education
  f) Health
  g) Communist Party Member
  h) Unemployed
  i) Household income
  j) Future income expectations
  k) Marital status
  l) Housing area
- City characteristics
  m) Population growth
  n) City size
  o) Region in country
  p) Gini-coefficient
  q) GDP per capita
- Rural migrants vs urbans differences
  r) Between-group inequality
  s) Education difference between urbans and
     migrants