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Correlational findings

Study Welsch & K├╝hling (2013): study DE 1991

Public:
15+ aged general public, Germany, 1991-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 293998
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Montly net real equivalized household income

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.31 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
West-Germany, 1991-1999
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.54 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
East-Germany, 1991-1999
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.28 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
West-Germany, 2000-2009
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.38 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
East-Germany, 2000-2009

All b's controlled for:
- Age,
- Marital status
- Size household
- Education level
- Employment status
- Comparison income