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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
Unemployment
Our Classification
Operationalization
A INDIVIDUAL unemployment status:
1 : Unemployed
0 : Not unemployed

B AVERAGE unemployment:
    unemplyment rates in nations

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.32 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happiness by INDIVIDUAL unemployment O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.58 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = +.06 ns INDIVIDUAL happiness by NATIONAL unemployment RATES O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.07 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.03 p < .05 AVERAGE happiness by NATIONAL unemployment rates

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