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Correlational findings

Study Nikolaev (2018): study AU 2001

Public:
Working aged (22-65), Australia, followed 12 years, 2001-2013
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 126265
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Age in years
b Age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = -.07 p < .01 Age in years A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-g Beta = - Positive affect: Beta = -.03 (01)
Negative affect: Beta = +.00 (ns)
Correlation with Affect Balance hence negative
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d Beta = +.81 p < .01 Age squared A-AB-cm-mq-v-6-g Beta = + p < .01 Positive affect: Beta = +.39 (01)
Negative affect: Beta = -.15 (01)
Correlation with Affect Balance hence positive


Betas controlled for:
- education
- gender
- marital status
- employment status
- individual labor income (log)