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Correlational findings

Study Paul & Guilbert (2013): study AU 2001

Public:
18+ aged general public, Australia, followed 4 years 2001-2005
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8530
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Remarks
Invididuals needed to respond about their income sources (both public and private) and afterwards disposable income is computed by estimating income taxes and transfers.
Distribution
Mean:
- 2001: $24202
- 2002: $25241
- 2003: $25218
- 2004: $25926
- 2005: $27185
Operationalization
Financial year disposable personal income, converted with 2001 consumper price index (log)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.01 ns Longitudinal CURRENT income by CURRENT happiness O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.00 ns Longitudinal PAST income by CURRENT happiness
- income 1 year ago
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.01 ns Longitudinal - income 2 years ago O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = -.01 ns Longitudinal - income 3 years ago O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d OPRC = +.01 ns Longitudinal - income 4 years ago

OPRC controlled for:
- Reference group income
- Age
- Education level
- Gender
- Employment status
- Health
- Living in/outside city
- Indiginous
- Marital status
- Parents together
- Volunteering
- Care performed
- Working hours
- Commuting