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Correlational findings

Study Obucina (2013): study DE 1994

Public:
18-65 aged general public, Germany, followed 16 years, 1994-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 209989
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Foreign-born
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on two questions:
A: Were you born in Germany?
1: yes
0: no
B: If not, what is your citizenship?
    a) Turkey
    b) Eastern Europe
    c) Southern Europe
    d) Other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.07 p < .01 NOT BORN IN GERMANY        (vs born in Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.10 p < .01 BORN IN TURKEY             (vs born in Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.23 p < .01 BORN IN  EASTERN-EUROPE    (vs born in Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.06 ns BORN IN SOUTH-EUROPE       (vs born in Germany) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.02 ns OTHER                      (vs born in Germany)

B's controlled for:
- Relative deprivation
- Household income
- Household composition
- Age
- Gender
- Marital status
- Education
- Employment status
- House ownership
- Living in West- vs East-Germany
- Savings
- Health
- Year controls