Exploring Happiness - Analysis


gregers kjerulf dubrow


December 21, 2019

Coming soon…for now, enjoy this picture of a happy cat on a balcony

happy cat laying in the sun on a balcony.

Our cat Leo, happy in the sun

Now that we’re done with basic exploratory analysis on the World Happiness Report

Predicting the happiness score
Ok, let’s run a couple of models to predict the happiness score and plot the results.

But why, you might ask, since the WHR authors already did that? Well, I’ve never really run regression models in r. I did in SAS for one job, and I haven’t had to since then. So join me as I walk through running a model and plotting the results.