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Correlational findings

Study Senik (2004): study RU 1994

Public:
18+ aged general public, Russia, followed 6 years, 1994-2000
Survey name:
RU-RLMS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11129
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Household income
Our Classification
Remarks
Assessed every year
Operationalization
a) Individual income: includes cash and non cash salaries, other paid work and income, unemployment benefits and pensions
b) Household income: household income in its broadest sense (including rents)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h OPRC = +.13 p < .01 PAST YEAR's individual income O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h OPRC = +.24 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income (log)

Controlled for:
- age
- marital status
- household size
- mother tongue
- believer
- gender
- region
- round
- health