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Correlational findings

Study Fleche et al. (2011): study BE 1981

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1981-2008
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 1994-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1385
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single question:
1:    Incomes should be made more equal
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10: We need larger income differences as incentives for individual effort.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.01 ns Beta controlled for:
- life situation    
    - income    
    - employment status
    - health
    - education
    - sexe
    - age
    - age squared
    - divorced
    - number of children
- attitudes
    - perceived freedom and control
    - important in life: friends
    - trust in people
    - perceived corruption in nation
    - attitude to environmental protection