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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
GDP per capita
Our Classification
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = +.01 p < .001 AVERAGE happiness by institutional quality (GDP p/c) in 23 nations.

b (0,0069) controlled for:
-Unemployment rate
-Inflation
-Corruption
(with Turkey, 232 observations in 2004-2011)
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = +.01 p < .001 b (+0,0072) additionally controlled for:
-Income-inequality (Gini)
(without Turkey, 196 observations in 2004-2010)