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Correlational findings

Study VanPraag et al. (2010): study IL 2006

Public:
20+ aged general population, Israel, 2006
Survey name:
IL-ISS 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Schooling
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
What is the highest educational certificate or degree that you have received?
A) Maximum baccalaureate
   a) Elementary or middle school completion
   b) Secondary school completion, but not a baccalaureate
   c) Baccalaureate certificate
B) Post-secondary/bachelor certificate (reference)
   d) Post-secondary, non-academic certificate
   e) BA, academic certificate, or similar certificate
C) Minimally a master degree
   f) MA, MD, or similar certificate
   g) PhD, or similar certificate

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.01 ns MAXIMUM BACCALAUREATE      (vs post-secondary)
Jews
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.04 ns Arabs O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.06 p < .05 MINIMALLY A MASTER DEGREE  (vs post-secondary)
Jews
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = +.02 ns Arabs

B's controlled for:
- log age and log age squared
- log family size
- degree of religiosity
- log family size*degree of religiosity
- log income
- health
- marital status
- (parents') country of origin
- years residing in Israel
- Hebrew fluency
- employment status
- place of interview
- time of interview