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Correlational findings

Study Sacks et al. (2010): study ZZ Europe 1973

Public:
18+ aged general public, 31 countries, 1973-2008
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 150000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Economic growth
Our Classification
Operationalization
% change real GDP/capita (log)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b Beta = +.17 p < .01 CHANGE average happiness in nations per decade by CHANGE GDP/pc over 35 years

Beta controlled for:
- country/wave fixed effects
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b =