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Correlational findings

Study Guven (2009b): study NL 1993

Public:
16+ aged, households' members, Netherlands, 1993-2006
Survey name:
NL-DHS 1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Price change expectations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on 2 questions.
A: "Do you expect prices in general to rise, to remain the same, or to go down in the next 12 months?"
    1: go down
    2: remain the same
    3: rise
B: "By what percentage do you expect prices in total to have risen after 5 years?"

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a b = -.03 Price change expectations (next year) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a b = -.54 Amplitude of price change expectations (5 years) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a b-iv = -.61 Price change expectations (next year) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a b-iv = -9.9 Amplitude of price change expectations (5 years)

Instrument for happiness:
- last ten days cloud cover deviation

Bs controlled for:
- Personal characteristics
  - labor force status
  - marital status
  - household size
  - gender
  - health status
  - age
  - number of children
  - schooling
  - income
- province
- year fixed effects