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Correlational findings

Study Lönnqvist et al. (2015): study ZZ Northern Europe 2008

Public
Russian Diaspora migrants, Russia to Finland, followed 4 years, 2008-2013
Survey name
INPRES
Sample
Respondents
N = 85
Non Response
62%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Migration
Our Classification
Operationalization
T0: Approximately a year before migration.
T1: Approximately half a year after migration
T2: Approximately two years after migration
T3: Approximately three years after migration

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-ba DM = +        T0       T1        T2       T3
T0   M=2.80
T1     0.64   M=3.44
T2     0.64     0.00    M=3.44
T3     0.74     0.10      0.10   M=3.54
M-CO-u-mq-v-5-ba Beta = +.42 p < .001 T0-T3 CHANGE in happiness

Linear and quadratic latent growth model did not fit well. Therefore, an unconditional latent growth with free parameters for T2 and T3 is assessed.