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Correlational findings

Study Walsh (2012): study ZZ EU 27 2004 /1

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 23 European nations, 2004
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 196000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Inflation rate
Our Classification
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = -.02 p < .01 AVERAGE happiness by institutional quality (inflation) in 23 nations.

b (-0,0177) controlled for:
-Unemployment rate
-Corruption
-GDP per capita
(with Turkey, 232 observations in 2004-2011)
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = -.02 p < .01 b (-0,0226) additionally controlled for:
-Income-inequality (Gini)
(without Turkey, 196 observations in 2004-2010)