HAPPINESS SCORE IDENTIFICATION: A REGRESSION APPROACH

Yichen Ma, Andrew Liu, Xukai Hu, Yuchen Shao, S. Lu, S.O. Oladokun
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
Happiness plays an important role in human emotion and one's growth. In this paper, we use the data from the World Happiness Report, Countries of the World, and Countries Dataset 2020 to discern the relationship the happiness score has with the economy, family, health, freedom, trust, perception of corruption, generosity, and residual. In our research, we used the regression approach to find the most important factors that affect the happiness score in the past five years. Since we observed a
more » ... nce we observed a positive and moderate relationship between the residual and happiness score, we then looked for other factors that contribute to the residual, the unexplained factor. Finally, we verified the main factors to the happiness score.
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021801051 fatcat:rtf6qisdrrcu3piqkx25fh564q