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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
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)