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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:
WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 92338
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Self perceived income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-perceived income-inequality on a 10-point scale from 1-10:
1   : Incomes should be made more equal
10 : We need larger income differences as incentives for individual effort.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.34 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL life satisfaction by poverty RATE in 32 nations. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.30 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.03 ns AVERAGE life satisfaction by poverty RATE in 32 nations.

Beta's controlled for:  
- individual characteristics
    - income
    - 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