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Correlational findings

Study Schurer & Yong (2012): study AU 2001

Public:
20-60 aged general public, followed 9 years, Australia, 2001-2009
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7158
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Disposable household income (log): difference between gross household income and estimated taxes

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta-f = +.05 p < .05 yearly CHANGE in happiness by CHANGE in income
Men only, similar results for females.

Beta controlled for:
- personality
- age
- marital status
- number of children in household
- number of individuals in household
- health status
- education
- employment status
- total weekly work-hours
- reginal indicators
- time fixed effects