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Correlational findings

Study Ferrer-i-Carbonell (2005): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, 1992-1997
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 16000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Family income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Family income: net household income (log)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.25 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
All
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.16 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
Only West-Germany
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.33 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
Only East-Germany

Fixed effect analysis controlling for:
- age
- education
- number of children living in the household
- whether individual works