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Correlational findings

Study D'Ambrosio & Frick (2012): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged general public, followed 15 years, 1992-2007, Germany
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 184000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Community size
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) <20.000 (reference)
b) 20.000-100.000
c) 100.000-500.000
d) >500.000

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.00 ns b) 20.000-100.000  (vs <20.000) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.11 p < .01 c) 100.000-500.000 (vs <20.000) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.04 ns d) >500.000        (vs <20.000)

b's controlled for:
- age
- dummy east germany
- years of education
- number of children in household
- homeownership
- unemployment index
- marital status
- disablity
- unemployment status
- household member in need of care
- dummy for learning effect
- household income
- past household income
- social reference income