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Correlational findings

Study Akay (2012): study DE 1985

Public:
16-65 aged, taxpayers, Germany, 1985-2010
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 188412
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Net income (log)
Our Classification
Operationalization
Log net income

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d r = +.35 p < .01 Log net income O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.30 p < .01           b     
Singles  +.376(01)
Couples  +.308(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-iv = +.29 p < .01 b and b-iv controlled for:
- log taxes
- working hours
- age squared
- region east germany
- foreigner
- household size
- employment status
- gender
- marital status
- health
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.32 p < .01 b controlled for:
- log lagged taxes (t-1) instead of taxes
other controls the same
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.33 p < .01 b controlled for:
- income tax
other controls the same