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Correlational findings

Study Brulé & Veenhoven (2012): study ZZ Europe 2000

Public:
Adults, 6 European nations, 2000-2009
Survey name:
Pooled surveys
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 55000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Different methods across surveys. Most were conducted face-to-face.

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived fate control (work)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Freedom at work is based on a question from the World Values Survey that asks, "Thinking of your job, do you often or occasionally feel that you are being taken advantage of or exploited, or do you never have this feeling?" 1: often; 2: sometimes; 3: never. Another question asks, "How free are you to make decisions in your job?" 1: not at all; 10; a great deal.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a r = +.75 AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE perceived fate control in 26 European countries.