Correlational findings

Study Mastekaasa (1986): study NO 1985

16-66 aged general public, Norway, 1985
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 1246
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face
not explicitly reported


Authors's label
Individual level and network variables
Our Classification
income is measured in NKO units SND is the absolute value of S-N difference S is one's actual position N is the network average
A: Individual variables
a  instrumental job values
b: being married or living as if, or not
c: years of full time education
d: houseold size
e: total labor supply (respondent + spouse)
f: age in years
g:overall family income in the previous year

B: Discrepancy variables
h:difference between the respondent actual income and the network average income
i:interaction term allowing the effect of over-reward to differ from that of under-reward

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-ga = .40 none Males: a+b+c+d+e+f+g O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-ga = .43 none Males: a+b+c+d+e+f+g+h+i O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-ga = .78 none Females: a+b+c+d+e+f+g O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-ga = .88 none Females: a+b+c+d+e+f+g+h+i