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Correlational findings

Study Rodriguez-Pose & Maslauskaite (2011): study ZZ 1999

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 10 Central and Eastern European Nations, 1999, 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS 1999/2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 25000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
  • INCOME Current income level (unspecified) Personal income
Operationalization
Self report on single question
 1)<€1800/year 
 2)<€3600/year
 3)<€6000/year
 4)<€12,000/year
 5)<€18,000/year
 6)<€24,000/year
 7)<€30,000/year
 8)<€36,000/year
 9)>€60,000/year (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -1.3 <€1800/year     (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.58 <€3600/year     (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.30 <€6000/year     (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.04 <€12,000/year (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.16 <€18,000/year   (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.36 <€24,000/year   (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.37 <€30,000/year   (vs >60,000/year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.35 <€36,000/year   (vs >60,000/year)
 
 B’s controlled for:
 -Individual characteristics:
   -Health
   -Gender
   -Age
   -Married
   -No. Of children
   -Unemployed
   -Retired
   -Student
   -Self-employed
   -LT unemployment
   -Secondary education
   -Tertiary education
   -Big city
   -Remote area
 
 Small negative change when additionally controlled for:
 -National characteristics:
   -GDP per capita
   -Interpersonal inequality
   -Inflation
   -Unemployment
   -Government expenditure
   -Corruption WB
   -Corruption TI
   -Health benefits
   -Pension benefits
   -Unemployment benefits