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Correlational findings

Study Guillen-Royo (2008): study PE 2004

Public:
General public, 7 poor communities, Peru, 2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 399
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Motives for consumption
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on open questions about motives for current spending priorities:
a. providing the household basics
b. hedonism
c. social interaction

1: mentioned
0: not mentioned

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a b = +.40 p < .05 Providing the household basics O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a b = -.37 p < .05 Hedonism O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a b = -.47 p < .01 Social interaction

B's controlled for:
-Socio-demographic characteristic
-age squared
-male dummy
-religion dummy
-cohabiting dummy
-chronic illness dummy
-age
-self-employed dummy
-homemaker
-Basic needs
-intermediate needs
-Consumption
-relative expenditure
-average expenditure