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Correlational findings

Study Cuesta & Budria (2011): study DE 2000

Public:
18+ aged, heads of households, Germany, 2000-2008
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Balcony
Our Classification
Operationalization
1: Yes
0: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.03 p < .05 PROBIT ADAPTED OLS

B controlled for:
- social characteristics
  - age
  - gender
  - financial situation
  - education
  - household size
  - marital status
  - employment status
  - nationality
  - accomodation
- personality traits
- absolute lack of
  - savings
  - facilities   (bath, toilet, etc)
  - durables     (car, telephone, etc)
  - health       (bad health, disabled etc)

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = +.025 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.04 p < .05 B additionally controlled for:
- absolute lack of
  - social life

Fixed effects. Random effects: B = +.031 (ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.04 ns B controlled for:
- social characteristics
- personality traits
- absolute lack
- relative lack

Random effects. Fixed effects: B = +.034 (ns)