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Correlational findings

Study Barcena Martin et al. (2013): study DE 1994

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1994-2011
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 162167
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Relative deprivation
Our Classification
Operationalization
a. Relative deprivation: difference of own income with average in nation

b. Relative affluence: share of people with less income

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.27 p < .01 Relative deprivation O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.23 p < .01 Relative affluence

Beta's controlled for:
- adjusted household income
- social capital (contact with friends + memberships in associations, organisations, groups)
- cultural capital (attitute towards risk and life goals)
- interaction effects
- socio-economic characteristics (age, sexe, marital status, type of household, years of education)