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Correlational findings

Study Gainer (2013): study ZZ OECD member states

Public:
18+ aged, general public, OECD member states, Multiple nations,
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurv 1-5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 23000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Social wage
Our Classification
Operationalization
The share of national income distributed by social need rather than by the market.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +001 p < .01 Log of average happiness in nations by social wage.

Beta controlled for:

-Real GDP per capita
-Unemployment
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a D% = +1.4 Increase in average happiness (%) by one more standard-deviation in social wage.