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Correlational findings

Study Fontaine Carrion & Katsunori (2013): study IN 2009

Public:
20+ aged general public in 6 large cities , India, followed 3 years 2009, 2010 and 2011
Survey name:
IN-Survey on Preference toward Satisfaction with Life
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4069
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Absotute household expenditure
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
log median of real household expenditure

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +.52 p < .01 Difference with all people of the same age, education and city O-HL-c-sq-n-11-ax b = +55 p < .01 Difference to own caste
- in low caste  b = +.55 (01)
- in high caste b = +.52 (01)

Higher among people who did not change caste between T1 and T3

b controled for
- age
- gender
- education
- employment
- number of children
- family status
- city