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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
Disposable income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Log disposable income.
Disposable income= net household income + government transfers (benefits)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.24 p < .01 b controlled for:
- net taxation

When instead b is controlled for log net taxation b=+.246 (01)