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Correlational findings

Study Layard et al. (2009): study US 1972

Public:
30-55 aged white males, United States, 1972-2006
Survey name:
US-GSS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 14836
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Real income per adult
Our Classification
Operationalization
Log of household real income per adult

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a b = +.57 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.06 b and Beta controlled for:
- Age, age squared
- Sex
- Marital status
- Employment status
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a b = +.58 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = -.02 b and Beta additionally controled for:
- average income of similar people
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a b = +.32 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.10 b and Beta  additionally controled for
- relative income