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Correlational findings

Study Fleche et al. (2011): study ZZ OECD member states 1994

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 32 OECD member states,1994-2008
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 92338
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gross household income (log)
Our Classification
Remarks
Log income
Operationalization
What is your household income, before tax or other deductions, from all sources?
1  : Less than 18.000 $ per annum
2  : $18.001-$24.000     
3  : $24.001-$34.000
4  : $34.001-$43.500
5  : $43.501-$54.000
6  : $54.001-$64.000
7  : $64.001-$76.500
8  : $76.501-$92.000
9  : $92.001-$115.000
10: more than $115.000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.20 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happiness by INDIVIDUAL income in nation O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.39 p < .05 Stronger in nations with lower GDP O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.23 p < .05 AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE income in nation

Beta's controlled for:
  - individual characteristics
    - self rated health
    - employment status
    - education
    - sexe
    - age
    - divorced
    - number of children
  - national charactereristics
    - average perception of
    - income inequality in country
    - trustwortiness of people
    - unemployment rate
    - air pollution