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Correlational findings

Study Dittmann & Goebel (2010): study DE 2000 /1

Public:
17+ aged, general public, Germany, followed 7 years 2000-2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 2000-2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 22000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Status
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Difference between status of respondent and neighborhood, measured as the difference between respondent's equalized household income from the previous year, recoded to 9 quantiles, and the neighborhood status, also in 9 quantiles. Neighborhood status was measured by an index covering occupation level, rate of self-employment, purchasing power, registered car, etc.:
9 Highest status
8 Quite above the average status
7 Above the average status
6 Slightly above the average status
5 Average status
4 Slightly above below the average
3 Below the average status
2 Quite below the average status
1 Lowest status

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = + Income difference respondent and neigborhood:
  No diff. Negative    Positive
9:                      +.05           
8:                      +.01
7:                      +.02
6:                      +.01
5: .00  
4:         -.03
3:         -.03
2:         -.05
1:         -.05