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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
GovDo(Institutional quality)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Simple average of 4 World Bank governance indicators: Government Effectiveness,
Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law and Control of Corruption.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +4.3 p < .01 AVERAGE happiness by institutional quality (government quality)in nations with no controls O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +3,3 p < .01 additionally controlled for Confidence in police. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -2.3 p < .10 additionally controlled for

-National characteristics:
  -GDP
  -Unemployment
  -Inflation
  -social capital