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Correlational findings

Study Flavin & Shufeldt (2017): study US 2010

Public:
18+ aged, general public, in 41 states of the USA, 2010-13
Survey name:
US-Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index 2010-2013
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Combined change: minimum wage + unemployment + economic growth
Our Classification
Operationalization
a+b+c:
a change in minimum wage
b change in unemployment rate
c economic growth

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c = CHANGE INDIVIDUAL happiness by CHANGE in economic conditions of the region C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c = +.22 ns LOW income groups C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c = +.04 ns MIDDLE income groups C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c = +.07 ns HIGH income groups