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Correlational findings

Study Layard et al. (2009): study DE 1984

Public:
30-55 aged non-immigrant West-Germans, West-Germany, followed 1984-2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 56240
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Relative household income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Average real household income in year in observations matched for sex, age (+/- 5 years) and education (3 groups).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.33 b controlled for:
- Sex
- Age
- Education
- Marital state
- Work status
- State dummies