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Correlational findings

Study Clark (2015): study DE 1992

Public:
16+ aged, general public, followed 10 years, Germany, 1992-2012
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 1992-2012
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 368000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Past poverty
Our Classification
Operationalization
Poverty in the past (respondents observed for at least 10 years).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.04 p < .05 ALL O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.04 ns Men O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.07 p < .05 Women O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.06 ns Age<=60 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.07 ns Age >60

All beta's controlled for:
- age
- employed
- residence East or West Germany
- education (years)
- marital status
- number of children in household