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Correlational findings

Study Goff et al. (2016): study ZZ 2008

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 160 nations, 2008-2014
Survey name:
Gallup World Poll combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1430000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Standard deviation of happiness (contentment) in nation, in a country/survey wave combination.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = -.11 p < .01 AVERAGE contentment by INEQUALITY in contentment (SD) in nations. C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c Beta = -.10 p < .01 Controlled for:
- log GDP
- gender
- age
- education
- marital status
- region dummies
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c Beta = -.10 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for:
- income-inequality (GINI)
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c Beta = -.05 p < .01 Beta additionally controlled for:
- country dummies