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Correlational findings

Study Bachman et al. (1978): study US 1966 /1

Public:
Public highschool boys followed 8 years from grade 10, USA, 1966-74
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2213
Non Response:
2.8% at T1, 17.2% at T2, 21.0% at T3, 28.9% at T4, 28.5% at T5
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews, tests and questionnaires

Correlate

Authors's label
Preference for 'a job that pays off'
Our Classification
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-mq-v-5-a tau = +          Preference for 'a job that pays off'
      T1       T2   T3       T4       T5
Happiness
T1   .22      .15  .11 (01) .10 (01) .09 (05)
T2   .15      .20  .12      .11 (01) .11 (01)
T3   .10 (01) .16  .17      .10 (01) .08 (05)
T4   .11 (01) .13  .11 (01) .15      .07 (ns) All tau's positive with (001) unless indicated otherwise
T1:1966, T2:1968, T3:1969, T4:1970, T5:1974