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Correlational findings

Study Stevenson & Wolfers (2008): study JP 1958

Public:
18+ aged general public, Japan, 1958-2007
Survey name:
Survey series: findings of which are listed in World Database of Happiness
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Change GDP/capita
Our Classification
Operationalization
% yearly change in GDP/capita (log) at purchasing power parity (in 2000 international dollars)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a b = +.24 p < .05 CHANGE AVERAGE happiness by CHANGE GDP/capita

b controlled for:
- unemployment rate
- dummies for each different question
O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a =