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Correlational findings

Study Gallup (2012b): study AF 2012

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Parts of the World, 2009-2011
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll2009-2011
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 466689
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Migrants vs Matched stayers
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: ‘Long-timer’ migrants who have been living in the destination
   country for at least five years.
0: Non-migrants (matched stayers in country of origin)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DMa = + NORTH-TO-NORTH MIGRATION (N=5.500):

Long-timers:     M=6.57
Matched stayers: M=5.75
- difference:      +.82
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DMa = + SOUTH-TO-NORTH MIGRATION (N=10.000):

Long-timers:     M=6.21
Matched stayers: M=5.70
- difference:      +.51
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DMa = - NORTH-TO-SOUTH MIGRATION (N=8.250):

Long-timers:     M=5.32
Matched stayers: M=5.45
- difference:      -.13
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a DMa = - SOUTH-TO-SOUTH MIGRATION (N=1.250):

Long-timers:     M=4.99
Matched stayers: M=5.34
- difference:      -.35

Means matched by:
- gender
- age
- education level