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Correlational findings

Study Easterlin & Plagnol (2008): study DE West Germany 1984

Public:
16+ aged, European immigrants, West Germany, Germany, followed 1-21 years, 1984-2004
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 24930
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Unemployment in West-Germany
Our Classification
Remarks
West-Germany entails the area of the former Bundes Republik Deutschland (BRD), which was reunited in 1990 with the DDR (former East-Germany).
Operationalization
Proportion of respondents in the labor force who are not currently employed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -2.0 p < .10 B not controlled O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.23 ns B controlled for:
- Household income
- Satisfaction with income