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Correlational findings

Study Gruber & Mullainathan (2006): study US 1973

Public:
16+ aged, United States of America, 1973 - 1998
Survey name:
US-GSS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 36421
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Income
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1: Lowest household income quartile (vs not)
2: 2nd household income quartile (vs not)
3: 3rd household income quartile (vs not)
4: Top household income quartile (vs not)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = -/-                       Happiness (dummies)
                   very    pretty    not too

Lowest 25%         -.05    +.03     +.03
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = -/+ 2nd 25%            -.02    +.05     -.01 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +/+ 3rd 25%            +.01    +.03     -.03 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-aa b = +/+ Top 25%            +.05    -.00     -.05

b controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  - Marital status
  - Education
  - Parents education
  - Race
  - Number of children
  - Employment status
  - Church attendance
- Contextual characteristics
  - cigarette tax rate in one's state
  - state dummies
  - year dummies