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Correlational findings

Study Becchetti & Pisani (2014): study IT 2010

Public:
17-18 aged , secondary school students, Italy, 2010
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2124
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Residence
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. Rome
b. Genoa
c. Milan (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.61 p < .01 TYPE OF SCHOOL FIXED EFFECT

Living in Rome  (vs living in Milan)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.31 p < .01 Living in Genoa (vs living in Milan)

OLRC's controlled for:
-single parent
-repeated at least one school year
-gender

Similar results when additionally controlled for:
-Household economic condition
-houseownership
-mortgage
-current account
-School performance
-final grade in Italian
-final grade in maths
-final grade at middle school
-Parental jobs
-Relationship
-trust in family
-friends
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.93 p < .01 SCHOOL FIXED EFFECT

Living in Rome  (vs living in Milan)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +1.3 p < .01 Living in Genoa (vs living in Milan)

OLRC's controlled for:
-single parent
-repeated at least one school year
-gender

Different results when additionally controlled for:
-Household economic condition
-houseownership
-mortgage
-current account
-School performance
-final grade in Italian
-final grade in maths
-final grade at middle school
-Parental jobs
-Relationship
-trust in family
-friends
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = -.90 p < .01 CLASS FIXED EFFECTS

Living in Rome  (vs living in Milan)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = -.89 p < .01 Living in Genoa (vs living in Milan)

OLRC's controlled for:
-single parent
-repeated at least one school year
-gender

Similar results when additionally controlled for:
-Household economic condition
-houseownership
-mortgage
-current account
-School performance
-final grade in Italian
-final grade in maths
-final grade at middle school
-Parental jobs
-Relationship
-trust in family
-friends