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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
Age
Our Classification
  • AGE Current age (in years)
Operationalization
a) Age in years
 b) Age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.11 Age 1999 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.00 2008 age squared
 
 
 B's controlled for individual characteristics:
 -health
 -income
 -gender
 -married
 -No. Of children
 -unemployed
 -retired
 -student
 -self-employed
 -LT unemployment
 -secondary education
 -tertiary education
 -big city
 -remote area
 
 No significant change if additionally controlled for:
 -National characteristics:
   -GDP per capita
   -Interpersonal inequality
   -Inflation
   -Unemployment
   -Government expenditure
   -Corruption WB
   -Corruption TI
   -Health benefits
   -Pension benefits
   -Unemployment benefits
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.00 1999 age squared O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.03 Age 2008