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Correlational findings

Study Easterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE East Germany 1991

Public
16+ aged, general public, East Germany, followed 1- 14 years, Germany, 1991-2004
Survey name
DE-SOEP
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Unemployment rate East-Germany
Our Classification
Remarks
East-Germany entails the area of the former Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), which was reunited in 1990 with the BRD (former West-Germany).
Operationalization
Proportion of respondents in the labor force who were not employed.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +2.4 p < .10 B not controlled O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.20 ns B controlled for:
- household income
- satisfaction with income