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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
Savings
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Do you usually have an amount of money left over at the end of the month that you can save for larger purchases, emergency expenses or to acquire wealth? If yes, how much?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.23 p < .01 B controlled for:
- Relative deprivation
- Household income
- Household composition
- Age
- Gender
- Marital status
- Education
- Country of birth
- Employment status
- Living in West- vs East-Germany
- House ownership
- Health
- Year controls