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Correlational findings

Study Koczan (2013a): study DE 1984

Public:
16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 1-26 years, 1984-2010
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 71779
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Owner house/apartment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Do you live in the flat as main tenant, subtenant, or owner?
1: owner
0: (sub)tenant

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.18 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by CURRENT house ownership O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.01 ns CHANGE IN HAPPINESS BY CHANGE IN HOUSE OWNERSHIP

b's controlled for:
- Age
- Marital status
- Employed
- Works in occupation of training
- Schooling
- Household size
- Job insecurity

Unaffected by additional control for
- Gender
- Immigrant status