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Correlational findings

Study Downie et al. (2007): study ZZ World samples 1995

Public:
Adults, general public, 90 nations 1995-2005
Survey name:
Pooled surveys
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods

Correlate

Authors's label
Value self-determination
Our Classification
Operationalization
Within nation difference between valuation of egalitarianism and hierarchy.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a r = +.53 p < .001 AVERAGE happiness by value self-determination in 49 nations. O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a Beta = +.67 p < .01 Beta controls for:
-population
-GDP
-interaction: GDP*value self-determination


Unaffected by wealth of the nation (Beta interaction=-.19 ns)