- 18+ aged, general public, USA, 1972-1982
- N = 13581
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Parental family's comparative income at age 16
- Our Classification
- Single direct question: Thinking about the time you were 16 years old.
Compared with American families in general than would you say your family income was
0 below average
2 above average
Observed Relation with Happiness
The relationship disappears largely when controled for perceived income compared to compatriots, occupational status and perceived increase/decrease in income during the last years.