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Correlational findings

Study Nguyen et al. (2020): study AU 2001

Public:
55-75 aged adults, Australia, followed 17 years, 2001-2018
Survey name:
AU-HILDA combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7568
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Educational qualification
Our Classification
Remarks
followed 17 years, from 2001-2018 (T1-T18)
Distribution
A:8%, B:38%, C:14%
Operationalization
A complete year 12
B having a vocational or training qualification
C having a bachelor or higher degree

1 yes
0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +7.8 ns T1-T18 happiness CHANGE by
- complete year 12 (vs not)
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +7.4 ns - having a vocational or training qualification (vs not) O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -1.9 ns - having a bachelor or higher degree(vs not)

b-fix controlled for
Pension eligibility
- age, age squared
- migration status
- aboriginal status
- marital status
- number of household members at various age groups
- home ownership status
- state/territory dummies
- survey year
- survey quarters
- local socio-economic background variables
  - regional unemployment rates
  - an index of relative socio-economic advantage/disadvantage
  - a metropolitan dummy