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Correlational findings

Study Arvin & Lew (2012a): study ZZ 1996

Public:
Adult general public, 118 nations, 1996-2009
Survey name:
INT-World Database of Happiness Pooled surveys from different programs
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 118000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods

Correlate

Authors's Label
Development aid received
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: World BankDevelopment Indicators
Distribution
Range A: -0.0365 to +0,8907, B: -.00701 to +2.22682
Mean: A = 0,0489, B =0,0565
SD: A = 0,0720, B:0,1444
Related specification variables
Operationalization
A Aid received: per capita
B Aid received: share GDP

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLV-*-sq-nt-11-a b = -2.2 ns AVERAGE happiness by received AID PER CAPITA in 118 nation (452 nation/years)

b controled for:
- corruption
- real GDP p/c
- life expectancy
- corruption x aid receuived interaction
O-SLV-*-sq-nt-11-a b = -.01 ns AVRAGE happiness and receiced AID IN SHARE GDP in 118 nation (452 nation/years)

b controled for:
- corruption
- real GDP p/c
- life expectancy
- corruption x aid receuived interaction
O-SLV-*-sq-nt-11-a b = +.07 ns b additionally controled for part of the world
- Eastern Europe and cemtral asia
- Latin America and Caribean
- Middele Eastr and North America
- South Asia
- Sub Sahara Africa
- Europe
O-SLV-*-sq-nt-11-a b = +.65 ns b additionally controled for part of the world
- Eastern Europe and cemtral asia
- Latin America and Caribean
- Middele Eastr and North America
- South Asia
- Sub Sahara Africa
- Europe

Correlation is negative in higly corrupt nations and positive (but insignificant) in other recepient nations.
Interaction Corruption x Aid significant: b = +.05 (01)