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Correlational findings

Study Proto & Rustichini (2015): study GB 1996

Public:
16+ aged general public, United Kingdom, 1996-2008
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 117041
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Remarks
Converted to US$ at 2005 constant prices
Distribution
Mean: 6.44; SD: 3.7
Operationalization
Real household income (in 1000 USD)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = +.00 ns yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income

Among neutrotics stronger effect of low income but smaller effect of high income.

Interactions with other BIG-5 personality traits non-significant.

Controlled for:
- Age, age squared
- Gender
- Number of children
- Worked hours, worked hours squared