### Correlational finding on Happiness and Current age (in years)Subject code: A04ab

 Study Headey et al. (2008): study AU 2002 Title Money does not Buy Happiness...Or does it? A Reconsideration Based on the Combined Effects of Wealth, Income and Consumption. Source Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 87, 65 - 82 DOI DOI:10.1007/s11205-007-9146-y Public 15+ aged, general public, Australia 2002 Sample Probability simple random sample Non-Response Respondents N = 11755

 Correlate Author's label Age Page in Source 16 Our classification Current age (in years), code A04ab Operationalization

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e b=-.74 p < .001 ```Age in years ``` O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e b=.07 p < .001 ```Age squared ``` O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e ```B's controlled for - equivalised income - net worth - gender - partnered - education - in working force - unemployed - bad health ```

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-e Selfreport on single question:Now here are some questions concerning how satisfied - or dissatisfied - you are with various things about your life, such as your standard of living, your education etc. To indicate this, would you use this card. If you are extremely SATISFIED with something you would call of the highest number, ten. If you are extremely DISSATISFIED you would mention the lowest number, zero. If you are neither extremely satisfied nor extremely dissatisfied you would mention some number in between zero and ten - the higher the number, the more satisfied, the lower the number the less satisfied.How satisfied - or dissatisfied - are you with the following? Just read off the number that comes closest to how you feel.We have talked about various parts of your life. Now taking everything into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole?0 dissatisfied12345678910 satisfied

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation b REGRESSION COEFFICIENT (non-standardized) by LEAST SQUARES (OLS)Type: test statisticMeasurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricTheoretical range: unlimitedMeaning: b > 0 A higher correlate level corresponds with a higher happiness rating on average.B < 0 A higher correlate level corresponds with a lower happiness rating on average.B = 0 Not any correlation with the relevant correlate.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl