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Correlational findings

Study Knight & Gunatilaka (2011): study CN 2002

Public:
Adults, China, 2002
Survey name:
CN-CHIP 2002
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8872
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gini of household income p.c. at county level
Our Classification
Operationalization
Gini coefficient of household income p.c. at county level

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ae b = +.73 p < .01 b's controlled for:
- basic variables:
  - gender
  - age and age squared
  - marital status
  - health
- conventional economic variables
  - log of p.c. household income
  - net wealth
  - working hours
- comparison variables
  - household income compared to village mean
  - expected income over next 5 years
  - living standards compared to 5 years ago
- attitudinal variables
  - degree of harmony among lineages
  - degree of harmony in village
  - agree that money is important
  - importance of family
  - importance of friends