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Correlational findings

Study Ferrer-i-Carbonell & VanPraag (2002): study RU 1997

Public:
18+ aged general public, Russia, 1997-1998
Survey name:
RU-RLMS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2233
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: What is your total monthly family income, including pensions, aliments and so on for the last month after tax?
Logarithm is used

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g b = +.50 s yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
1997
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g b = +.35 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
1998

b's controlled for family size