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Correlational findings

Study Geale (2011): study GB 1991

Public:
16+ aged general public, United Kingdom, followed 18 years, 1991-2009
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 171690
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Work productivity
Our Classification
Remarks
Lazer & Feldstein
Distribution
Logged Compensation/Hr.: M = 2.33; SD = 0.58
Operationalization
Assuming that wage reflects productivity, "real " wage paid by employer = wage minus non-monetary work conditions such as:
- closer commutes,
- jobs in particular fields of work, etc.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = +.01 p < .01 O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-fix = 0 ns O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-IV-F = -.07 p < .05 When instrumenting happiness and health by their second lags O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-IV-F = -.07 p < .05 When instrumenting happiness lagged twice and smoking O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b-IV-F = -.09 ns When instrumenting bioclimate(Altitude, Precipitation and Temperature) and smoking

b values controlled for:
- union merbership (or not)
- age
- social class
- self employed (or not)
- support Conservative/Labour Party (or not)
- divorced (or not)
- cohabiting or married
- university education
- A/O Levels