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Correlational findings

Study Gruber & Mullainathan (2006): study CA 1985

Public:
+15 aged, general public, Canada, 1985-1998
Survey name:
CN-GSS pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100663
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Household size
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1: Household size 2 (vs not)
2: Household size 3 (vs not)
3: Household size 4+ (vs not)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-4-j b = +/+                       Happiness (dummies)
                    very   somewhat  unhappy

Household size 2    +.01    -.01      -.01
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-j b = -/+ Household size 3    -.01    +.00      -.01 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-j b = +/+ Household size 4+   +.00    +.00      -.01

b controlled for
- Personal characteristics
  - Marital status
  - Education
  - Household income quartile
  - Personal income quartile
  - Unemployment rate
  - Church attendance
  - Foreign born
  - Housing type
  - Dwelling ownership
  - Spoken language
  - Age*sex
- Contextual characteristics
  - cigarette tax rate
  - year dummies

Unaffected by propensity to smoke