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Correlational findings

Study Olgiati et al. (2013): study ZZ Western nations 2006

Public:
15+ aged general public, 16 Western countries, 2006-2011
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll 2006-2011
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 51004
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Ln(income)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
What is your total MONTHLY household income, before taxes? Please include income from wages and salaries, remittances from family members living elsewhere, farming and all other sources.

Calculated on logarithm scale

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a b = +.19 p < .001 B controlled for:
- foreign born
- ln income*foreign born
- age and age squared
- gender
- marital status
- household size
- religion
- satisfaction with health
- country of residence
- survey round

Interaction income*foreign born: B=+.12(ns)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a b = +.33 p < .001 B additionally controlled for:
- being unemployed

Interaction income*foreign born: B=+.02(ns)