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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
Living on the border of East/West Germany
Our Classification
Operationalization
Living near the east/west border of Germany

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = -.57 Men only O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = +.11 Women only

Beta's controlled for:
- marital status
- number of children
- disability
- employment status
- household income
- year dummies