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Correlational findings

Study Esaiasson et al. (2019): study ZZ Europe 2008

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 31 European nations, 2008
Survey name:
EU-EVS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 40000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Compliance Index
Our Classification
Remarks
This index measures NON-compliance, so correlation with compliance is positive. Sign changed accordingly by WDH team
Operationalization
Selfreport of willingness to accept:
a cheating with state benefits
b tax evasion
c accept bribes
d dodging public transportation fares.
Index as dependent factor.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.06 p < .001 b controled for:
- individual characteristics
  - age
  - gender
  - education
  - general trust
  - religiosity
- country fixed effects

Happiness used as an independent variable (predictor) in this cross-sectional analysis.