Correlational findings

Study Ugur (2019): study TR 2003

18+ aged general public, Turkey 2003-2017
Survey name:
TR-TurkishLS pooled surveys
N = 300313
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Expected change in standard of living in the next 5 years
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Selfreport on question about expected change in standard of living in the next 5 years
3: will improve
2: will stay the same(reference)
1: will decline
-  do not know

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = Will improve                (vs stay the same) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = Will decline                (vs stay the same) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.10 p < .01 Do not know                (vs stayed the same)

b coefficients controled for:
- income
- gender
- age, age squared
- marital status
- employment status
- education
- satisfaction with health
- satisfaction with relations with friends
- year fixed effects

b similar across
- males and females
- age groups
- education lavels
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.07 p < .01 b additionally controlled for
- self placement on welfare ladder