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Correlational findings

Study Leite Mota & Trigo Pereira (2008): study ZZ OECD member states 1981

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 32 OECD member states, 1981-2001.
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31904
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
GDP
Our Classification
Operationalization
logarithm of Gross Domestic Product per capita and at purchasing power parity

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +1.3 p < .01 AVERAGE happiness by GDP per capita in nation, no controls O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.98 p < .05 B controlled for:
-National characteristics:
  -Unemployment
  -Inflation
  -Confidence in police
  -GovDo (governance quality; simple average of 4
   World Bank governance indicators: Government
   Effectiveness,Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law
   and Control of Corruption.)
  -social capital