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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:
INT-WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 31904
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Belong (social capital)
Our Classification
Operationalization
simple average of fifteen dummies concerning belonging (or not)
to the fifteen different organizations displayed on the WVS dataset

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.73 p < .01 AVERAGE happiness by social capita in nation with no controls O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.19 ns AVERAGE happiness by social capital in nation when B controlled for:

-National characteristics:
  -GDP
  -Unemployment
  -Inflation
  -Confidence in police
  -GovDo(government quality; Simple average of 4
   World Bank governance indicators: Government
   Effectiveness,Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law
   and Control of Corruption.)