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Correlational findings

Study Rodriguez-Pose & Maslauskaite (2011): study ZZ Eastern Europe 1999

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Eastern Europe, Multiple nations, 1999 - 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Gender
Our Classification
Remarks
order changed by WDH team and hence sign of correlation
Operationalization
1: male
0: female

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.20 p < .05 INDIVIDUAL Happiness by Gender in 1999. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.26 p < .001 INDIVIDUAL Happiness by Gender in 2008.
b coefficients controlled for:
- indiviual characteristics
  - Health
  - Income
  - Age
  - Married
  - Nr.of children
  - Unemployed
  - Retired
  - Student
  - Self-employed
  - Long-term unemployed
  - Secundary education
  - Tertiary education
- Situational characteristics
  - Big City
  - Remote Area
Same result if additionally controlled for country.

A regime change took place between 1999-2008 in these nations. The Russion oriented communist regime was replaced by a western oriented market democracyy