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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
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Mean household income adjusted to 1995 euros.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -1.5 ns CURRENT happiness by CURRENT household income

B not controlled
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -2.4 ns B controlled for:
- Unemployment rate in West-Germany
- Satisfaction with income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.04 ns B controlled for:
- Satisfaction with income
- Employment status
- Age
- Marital status