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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
CPI index
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of items on self perceived corruption of public institutions.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a OPRC = -.28 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL happiness by NATIONAL corruption O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.42 p < .05 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.15 p < .05 AVERAGE happiness by NATIONAL corruption

Beta's controlled for:
  - individual characteristics
     - income
     - poverty
     - self rated health
     - employment status
     - education
     - freedom of choice
     - trust in people
     - friends
     - sexe
     - age
     - divorced
     - number of children
  - national characyteristics
     - national unemployment rate
     - air pollution