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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven & Vergunst (2014): study ZZ World samples 1946

Public:
Adult general population 67 nations followed 10 to 40 years 1946 to 2011
Survey name:
Survey series: findings of which are listed in World Database of Happiness
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3000000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods
Mostly face-to-face interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Change average happiness
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference in responses to equivalent questions on happiness in the same country over the years.
Time series with at least 2 observations of at least 10 years difference.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO---sq-nvt-11-a OR = 2,02 Ratio of rise/decline in all 199 series M-CO---sq-nvt-11-a b = +.02 All 199 time series: b = +.016 M-CO---sq-nvt-11-a b = +.02 114 10-20 yea time series only: b = +.017 M-CO---sq-nvt-11-a b = +.01 67 20-40 year time series only: b = +,013 M-CO---sq-nvt-11-a = 18 > 40 year time series only: b = +.020