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Correlational findings

Study Kim & Kim (2012): study ZZ 2000

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 131 nations, 2000-2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS1981-84
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 150000
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods

Correlate

Authors's Label
Social trust
Our Classification
Remarks
Source: cross-section World Value Survey (1996-2008)
Operationalization
"generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted or that you need to be careful in dealking with people?"
1: most people can be trusted
2: can be too careful
(score reversed)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a b = +.41 ns AVERAGE happiness by Social Trust
B controlled for:
-Economy
  -openness
  -investment price
  -log GDP
-post communist
-government quantity and quality of government as defined by government effectiveness (instead of regulatory quality or control of corruption)
O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a b = +.94 ns B controlled for:
-Economy
  -openness
  -investment price
  -log GDP
-post communist
-government quantity and quality as defined by regulatory quality (instead of government effectiveness or control of corruption)
O-SLW-*-sq-t-11-a b = +.11 ns B controlled for:
-Economy
  -openness
  -investment price
  -log GDP
-post communist
-government, quantity and quality as defined by control of corruption (instead of government effectiveness or regulatory quality)