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Correlational findings

Study Ugur (2019): study TR 2013

Public:
18+ aged general public, Turkey 2013
Survey name:
TR-TurkishLS2013
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 196303
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Income bracket
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Monthly net household income in Turkish Lira
1 less than 1509 (equals US$ 300)
2 1510-2166
3 2167-3032
4 3033-4442
5 over 4443 (equals US$ 890)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +06 p < .01 b (+.062)uncontroled O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.05 p < .01 b (+.049) controled for:
- gender
- age, age squared
- marital status
- employment status
- education
- satisfaction with health
- satisfaction with relations with friends
- year fixed effects
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.03 p < .01 b (+.028) additionally controled for:
- perceived improvement/deteoriation living standard over last 5 years
- expected improvement/deteriation of livingstandard in next 5 years
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-a b = +.03 p < .01 b (+.03) additionally controlled for comparison income:
- selfplacement on welfare ladder

Similar when additionally controled for either
- average income in city lived, or
- average income of age group in city lived

Similar across:
- gender
- age
- education