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Correlational findings

Study Frijters et al. (2004a): study DE 1991 /1

Public:
21-64 aged general public, East Germany, 1991-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3086
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Houshold income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Real household income (ln), post tax

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = +.86 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
men only
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = +.72 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
women only

Beta's controlled for:
- marital status
- number of children
- disability
- employment status
- border east/west germany
- year dummies