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Correlational findings

Study Baltatescu (2010): study ZZ Eastern Europe 2001

Public:
15+ aged general public, Eastern European countries 2001-2008
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 80000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Satisfaction with democracy
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
On the whole, are you very satisfied, fairly satisfied, not very satisfied or not at all satisfied with the way democracy works (in your country) ? 2006

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-b = .763 AVERAGE satisfaction with democracy by AVERAGE life satisfaction in 27 European nations 2006 O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-b Beta = +.12 Beta controled for:
- AVERAGE optimism (2006)
- GDP (2005)

Similar across EU15 and Eastern trabsition countries