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Correlational findings

Study Pfaff & Hirata (2013): study GB 1996

Public:
18+ aged general public, United Kingdom, followed 12 years,1996-2008
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 125095
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Regional income
Our Classification
Operationalization
GVA: Gross Value Added (GDP minus taxes on producs plus subsidies on products)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.20 ns CURRENT HAPPINESS by CURRENT regional GVA/captial (ln) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.26 ns CURRENT happiness by PAST regional GVA/capita O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.28 ns CURRENT happiness (T) by CHANGE in regional GVA/capita growth (T-1 to T) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.68 p < .10 CURRENT happiness (T) by CHANGE in regional GVA/capita growth (T-2 to T-1)

b's controlled for:
- Age squared
- Marital status
- Number of children in the household
- Health satisfaction
- Employment status
- House ownership
- Person requiring health in the household
- Self-administerd-interview
- Household income