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Correlational findings

Study Akee et al. (2018): study CN 2008

Public:
18 to 60 age, working age urban population, China, 2008
Survey name:
CN-China General Social Survey
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1486
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Distribution
M=31,12  SD=9,810
Operationalization
a: age in years
b: age squared

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-5-ja b = -.05 ns Age in years O-HL-g-sq-v-5-ja b = +.05 ns Age squared/100

b controled for:
- Gender
- Education
- Living situation
  - married
  - household size
  - number of children below age 18
  - house owner
- Social position in China
  - hukou status
  - party member
- Employment situation
  - work in state owned enteroprise
  - tenure
- cohort and year fixed effects

Similar results in instrumental variable  analysis and ordered probit analysis