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Correlational findings

Study DiTella & MacCulloch (2008): study ZZ Western nations 1975

Public:
15+ aged, general public, OECD Nations, 1975-1997
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 371149
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) Lower education
     1: yes
     0: no
b) Higher education
     1: yes
     0:no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = +.06 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happiness by education of individual
Lower level education: OPRC (+0.062)
O-SLu-g-sq-v-4-c OPRC = +.17 p < .05 Higher level education: OPRC (+0.167)

OPRC's controlled for:
-National characteristics:
  -GDP per capita
  -GDP growth
  -life expectancy
  -Sox emissions
  -hours worked
  -crime rate
  -divorce rate
  -inflation rate
  -unemployment rate
  -openness
  -unemployment benefits
-Personal characteristics:
  -personal income position
  -employment state
  -male
  -age
  -age squared
  -marital status
  -size of community