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Correlational findings

Study Palmore & Luikart (1972): study US 1968

Public:
46+ aged, whites, North Carolina, USA, 1968-70
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 502
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
One whole-day interviews, tests and examinations.

Correlate

Authors's label
Career anchorage
Our Classification
Operationalization
6-item index of forced choice statements measuring whether a person tends to evaluate success in terms of how far a person has come (downward anchorage) or in terms of how far a person has to go before he reaches the top of his career (upward anchorage). (Career-Anchorage Scale; see Tausky & Dubin, 1965).
0 = downward answer
1=  upward answer
Scale 0 - 6

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-10-ca r = +.03 ns