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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
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 p < .001 Age 1999 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.03 p < .001 Age 2008 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.00 p < .001 1999 age squared O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.00 p < .001 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