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Correlational findings

Study Wolbring et al. (2013): study DE 1992

Public:
16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 16 years, 1992-2008
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 19568
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Monthly disposable income per capita (in euro) (log)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.17 p < .01 yearly CHANGE in happiness by yearly CHANGE in income
Beta controlled for:
- Age, age squared
- Health
- Number of friends
- Martial status
- Children
- Employment status
- Church Attendance
- Social trust