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Correlational findings

Study Vendrik (2013): study DE 1984

Public:
27-59 aged general public, (West-)Germany, followed at least 6 years,1984-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 60984
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Real household-equivalence income: real household income divided by equivalence scale
(equivalence scale not reported)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.03 ns PAST income by CURRENT happiness
1 year ago
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.04 ns 2 years ago O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.04 p < .01 3 years ago O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.19 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.11 p < .01 LATER income by CURRENT happiness