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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
GDP per Capita
Our Classification
Operationalization
GDP per capita in PPS with respect to EU27

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.05 p < .001 1999; INDIVIDUAL Happiness by GDP in nation
B controlled for:
-Individual characteristics:
  -Income
  -Gender
  -Age
  -Married
  -No. Of children
  -Unemployed
  -Retired
  -Student
  -Self-employed
  -LT unemployment
  -Secondary education
  -Tertiary education
  -Big city
  -Remote area
-National characteristics:
  -Interpersonal inequality
  -Inflation
  -Unemployment
  -Government expenditure
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.06 p < .001 1999; additionally controlled for:
  -Health benefits
  -Pension benefits
  -Unemployment benefits
    
  and not controlled for: Government expenditure
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.03 p < .001 2008; B controlled for:
-Individual characteristics:
  -Health
  -Income
  -Gender
  -Age
  -Married
  -No. Of children
  -Unemployed
  -Retired
  -Student
  -Self-employed
  -LT unemployment
  -Secondary education
  -Tertiary education
  -Big city
  -Remote area
-National characteristics:
  -Interpersonal inequality
  -Inflation
  -Unemployment
  -Decentralization
  -Government expenditure
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.06 p < .001 2008; additionally controlled for:
  -Health benefits
  -Pension benefits
  -Unemployment benefits
   and not controlled for Government expenditure