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Correlational findings

Study Radcliff (2005): study ZZ 1990

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 17 developed nations, 1990
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 03
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 17000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Union membership
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: no union member
1: union-member

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.16 p < .05 Individual happiness by individual union membership in 17 nations.

b (+0,016365) controlled for:
Individual characteristics:
-married
-gender
-education
-age & age-squared
-number of children
-home life quality
-income
-unemployed
-church attendance

National characteristics
-union density in nation
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.12 p < .05 b (+0,12440) additionally controlled for
National characteristics:
-social democracy
-culture
-GDP per capita
-aggregate unemployment