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Correlational findings

Study Kavetsos & Koutroumpis (2011): study ZZ EU28 2005

Public:
15+ aged general public, 29 EU countries, 2005- 2008
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
lGDPC: Log GDP per capita
Our Classification
Distribution
22,280
Operationalization
log of GDP per capita obtained from Eurostat measured in Euros

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = +.18 p < .1 GDP pc by AVERAGE happiness in 29 nations

b controlled for
Nation characteristics:
- Year effects
- Country effects
Community characteristics:
- Community size
Personal characteristics:
- Fixed phone
- Mobile phone
- TV
- TV with DVD
- CD
- PC without Internet
- PC with Internet
- Male
- Age
- Age squared
- Marital status
- Employement status
- Current financial situation
- Education level