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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
School performance
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on questions:
a. your average grade in Italian in the prior year
b. your average grade in Maths in the prior year
c. your final grade at Middle School

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.23 p < .01 TYPE OF SCHOOL FIXED EFFECT

Final grade in Italian (last year)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.03 ns Final grade in Maths (last year) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = -.00 ns Final grade at Middle School

OLRC's controlled for:
-single parent
-repeated at least one school year
-residence location
-gender
-Household economic condition
-houseownership
-mortgage
-current account
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.22 p < .01 Final grade in Italian (last year) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.03 ns Final grade in Maths (last year) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.01 ns Final grade at Middle School

OLRC's addtionally controlled for:
-parental jobs
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.23 p < .01 Final grade in Italian (last year) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.03 ns Final grade in Maths (last year) O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-f OLRC = +.01 ns Final grade at Middle School

OLRC's addtionally controlled for:
-Relationship
-trust in family
-friends

With SCHOOL FIXED EFFECTS and CLASS FIXED EFFECT, the results are nearly the same.