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Correlational findings

Study Schyns (2000): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged general public, Germany, followed 4 years, 1992-1996
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4398
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on single quesiton: How satisfied are you with the following area's of your life?
- Household income
Answers: 0 (totally unsatisfied) - 10 (totally satisfied)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.50 T1 happiness by T1 satisfaction with income level O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.04 ns T2 happiness by T1 satisfaction with income level

All beta's controlled for:
- Age
- Education
- Marital status
- Employment status