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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
Interpersonal inequality
Our Classification
  • NATION: SOCIETY Current societal characteristics of nation Inequality in nation Income inequality in nation
Operationalization
GINI coefficient

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.07 INDIVIDUAL happiness by income inequality in nation in 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:
   -GDP per capita
   -Interpersonal inequality
   -Inflation
   -Unemployment
   -Health benefits
   -Pension benefits
   -Unemployment benefits
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.08 B when additionally controlled for:
   -corruption WB (World Bank)
 
 and not controlled for:
   -GDP per capita
   -government expenditure
   -corruption TI (Transparency International Corruption Perception Index)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.07 when B additionally controlled for:
   -corruption TI (Transparency International Corruption Perception Index)
 
 and not controlled for:
   -GDP per capita
   -government expenditures
   -corruption WB (World Bank)