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Correlational findings

Study Hinks & Simon (2012): study MW 2004

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Malawi, 2004
Survey name:
MW_Malawi IHS 2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 11272
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Hungry season
Our Classification
Remarks
The hungry season is the season in which food stocks from the previous harvest are running low, but the new harvest has not yet arrived.
Operationalization
1 Hungry season (dec.-febr.)
0 Other seasons

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.10 p < .01 OPRC controlled for:
- consumption per capita
- ultra poor
- gender
- age
- married dummy
- employment status
- rural dummy
- asset index
- hungry season
- regional dummies
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e OPRC = -.12 p < .01 Additional control for crime (being attacked, burgled, livestock and petty theft)