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Correlational findings

Study Iasio Di (2018): study ZZ Former sovjet states 2013

Public:
People left behind after migration, Former Sovjet States, Multiple nations, 2013 - 2015
Survey name:
INT-Caucasus Barometer 2013-2015
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8079
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Migration of relatives
Our Classification
Distribution
1 =  73.2% (Armenia = 88.4%; Georgia = 60.3%)
Operationalization
1 = Household with close relative abroad
0 = Otherwise

Poverty line: 60% of the median of the distribution of the Multidimensional Index, with M= 2.26 and SD= 4.03, which includes indicators about Health, Nutrition, Skills, Durable Goods, Services, Wealth and Leisure.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ab Beta = -.09 p < .01 Dependent: life satisfaction score < 5 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ab Beta = -.02 ns Dependent: above poverty line AND life satisfaction score < 5 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ab Beta = -.00 ns Dependent: People below poverty line AND life satisfaction score > 5

beta's adjusted for:
- remittances from abroad
- gender
- employment
- marital status
- elementary education
- tertiary education
- monthly household income>100$
- age
- square age
- urban
- rural
- household's minors
- household's members
- ethnicity
- poor_relcond
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ab DM = + p < .01 Realtive abroad Yes   5.28
Relative abroad NO    4.65
-DIFFERENCE          +0.63