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Correlational findings

Study Beja Jr. (2013): study ZZ 2000

Public:
Married women, 44 nations, 2000
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 14013
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Financial satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: "How satisfied are you with the finanial situation of your household?"

Rated:
1 (completely dissatisfied)
:
10 (completely satisfied)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +              ECONOMIC LEVEL NATION
            UPPER       MIDDLE        LOWER
Fin. satisf.  b     p<    b    p<   b     p<
Quintile 2  + .80   01  + .86  ns  + .85 .01
Quintile 3  +1.41  .01  +1.59 .01  +1.69 .01
Quintile 4  +2.60  .01  +2.18 .01  +2.89 .01
Quintile 5  +3.70  .01  +3.32 .01  +4.57 .01

b's controlled for:
- INDIVIDUAL characteristics:
      - age (+ age squared)
      - education
      - income
      - selffulfillment
      - perceived fate control
      - employment status

Unaffected by additional control for NATIONAL characteristics
- GDP pc
- female labor participation rate