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Correlational findings

Study Frijters et al. (2006): study RU 1994

Public:
18-65 aged general public, Russia, followed yearly, 1994-2001
Survey name:
RU-RLMS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 38000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income changes
Our Classification
Operationalization
Real household income per month, in roubles

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n DM = +/- T1-T5 CHANGE income by T1-T5 CHANGE happiness
Mean change in happiness due to change in income. Total change in happiness in this period was +0.523 point (men), +0.584 (women). Differences are due to the changes in income.

Males
- T1-T2         DM = -0.010 (05)
- T2-T3         DM = -0.089 (05)
- T3-T4         DM = +0.093 (05)
- T4-T5         DM = +0.060 (05)
- T1-T5         DM = +0.055 (05)
Females
- T1-T2         DM = -0.008 (ns)
- T2-T3         DM = -0.100 (05)
- T3-T4         DM = +0.100 (05)
- T4-T5         DM = +0.058 (05)
- T1-T5         DM = +0.050 (05)