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Correlational findings

Study Brown et al. (2019): study ZZ EU 13 1999

Public
+15 general public 13 EU nations, 1999-2009
Survey name
EU-Eurobarometer combined waves
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
1000 face-to-face interviews per country each year reports are published twice yearly

Correlate

Authors's Label
Austerity
Our Classification
Remarks
13 EU nations, 1999-2009 Data Guajardo et al. 2014
Distribution
Range: 0,750 to 4.740; M: 0,186; SD:0,654
Operationalization
Cut in government expenditures in one's nation
Measured using analysis of policy documents (narrative method)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b b = -.04 ns Direct effect                  b = +.003 (ns)
Indirect effect through
- expected financial situation b = -.018 (01)
- unemployment rate            b = -.041 (01)

Total effect   b = -.059 (ns) and sd (.077)

b values controled for
- presonal characteristics
  - gender
  - age
  - age squared
  - education
  - marital status
  - being employed
- nation characteristics
  - GDP growth