Correlational findings

Study Lovo (2014): study ZZ Europe 2008

15+ general public, 25 European countries, 2008-2011
Survey name
INT-Gallup World Poll combined waves
N = 80000
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face
In some countries it is CATI


Authors's Label
Ideal migration destination
Our Classification
Self report on two questions:
A:  Do you you plan to migrate to an other country within the next 12 months? to migrate"
B: Which country they would like to migrate?
    -Czech Republic
    -United Kingdom

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c DM = + AVERAGE happiness in nation by attractiveness as a destination for migrants C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = +.19 p < .05 b controled for other characteristics of destination countries:
- GPD per capita
- unemployment rate
- distance
- commonlanguage
- share of migrants
- climate
- income taks
- unemployment benefit
- corruption
- freedom of choice

Similar results for subgroups of European nations

Average happiness is a stronger puul factor than GDP