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Correlational findings

Study Blanchflower (2007): study ZZ EU 20 1973

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 20, Multiple nations, 1973
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 680000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
National unemployment rate
Our Classification
  • NATION: ECONOMY Current economic condition of the nation Employment in nation Unemployment in nation
Operationalization
National unemployment rate

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b Beta = -.02 INDIVIDUAL Happiness by unemployment rate in
 
 ALL 20 NATIONS
 N = 743.397
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b Beta = -.02 13 RICH NATIONS. Average GDP: 28,777$
 N = 597,246
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b Beta = -.05 7 POOR NATIONS. Average GDP: 9,947$
 N = 143,157.
 
 
 Beta and OLRC controlled for:
 -inflation
 -age
 -age squared
 -gender
 -schoolling
 -marital status
 -labour force status
 -year
 -country trends
 
 Similar results with OLRC.