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Correlational findings

Study Stillman et al. (2015): study TO 2005

Public:
18-45 aged, aspirant migrants who stayed, Tonga, followed 3 years, 2005-2008
Survey name:
PacificIsland-NewZealand MigrationSurvey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 406
Non Response:
66%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employed
Our Classification
Operationalization
Current employment status:
1: Employed
0: Not employed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-cm-sq-v-5-a b = +.28 ns T1-T2 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T2 CHANGE in employment status
B controlled for:
- years of education
- age
- personal income
- relative income
- survey wave
- time period of the year
O-HL-cm-sq-v-5-a b = -.23 ns CURRENT happiness by CURRENT employment status

B additionally controlled for:
- gender
- marital status
- region of birth
- religion
- visited New Zealand before 2000

CURRENT is pooled results of T1 and T2