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Correlational findings

Study Stillman et al. (2015): study ZZ Various nation sets 2005

Public
18-45 aged, general public, New-Zealand and Tonga, 2005-2008
Survey name
INT-PacificI slands-NewZealand Migration Survey
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
66%
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Change in happiness
Our Classification
Remarks
Sample split into: - Tongans who migrated to New-Zealand in 2004 - Non-migrants Migrants were randomly selected (experimental set-up)
Related specification variables
Operationalization
a) Happiness at T1: 2005
b) Happiness at T2: 2008

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-cm-sq-v-5-a DM = - MIGRANTS
T1:          M=4.01
T2:          M=3.66
- difference:  0.35
O-HL-cm-sq-v-5-a DM = + NON-MIGRANTS
T1:          M=4.14
T2:          M=4.33
- difference:  0.19