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Correlational findings

Study Knight & Gunatilaka (2014a): study CN 2002

Public:
Adult general public, rural areas, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-National Household Survey China
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender (male)
Our Classification
Error Estimates
SE= .0240
Distribution
M=0.75
Operationalization
1 Male
0 Female

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-5-i b = -.07 p < .01 b's controlled for:
- Economic variables
  - income
  - financial assets
  - debts
  - working hours
- Conditioning variables
  - age and age squared
  - marital status
  - education
  - mood
  - health

b's not significantly affected by additionally controlling for:
- relative income to village
- expected income next 5 years
- perception of income 5 years ago
- province (dummies)