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Correlational findings

Study Sabatini (2011): study IT 2008

Public:
General public, Italy, 2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4130
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
not reported, assumed

Correlate

Authors's label
E-shopping
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
Did you buy any goods or services or make any bookings on the Internet in 2008?
1: Yes
0: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-10-b b = +.10 p < .01 B controlled for:
-Social background
-Gender
-Marital status
-Age
-Health condition
-Education
-Income position
-Ownership of the house of residence
-Household income
-Mortgage loan
-Work status
-Neighbourhood
-CO2 emissions
-Public parks and gardens
-Environmental crimes
-Social assistance
-Cultural supply
-Micro-criminality
-Dirtiness of the local area
-Regional poverty
-Noise in the local area

Instrumental variable analysis suggests a causal effect of E-shopping on happiness
Variables used in this analysis are
-prepaid debit card
-risk propensity