| Published: August 15, 2017
Being Materialistic Makes You Happy or Not: A Probe
Does money bring happiness? This study was undertaken to understand and analyze the relationship between materialism and happiness. The sample consists of on young male and female students in the age group of 18-21years belonging to service class family and living in the tri-city of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. For the purpose of study respondents were selected randomly who were administered the structured questionnaire to measure happiness and materialism using Oxford Happiness questionnaire, Richards and Dawson Materialism Scale. Descriptive analysis, correlations, and t-ratios was applied to the data. Results revealed non- significant relationship between materialism and happiness. Gender difference was also studied.
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© 2017 Aggarwal S
Received: April 27, 2017; Revision Received: June 28, 2017; Accepted: August 15, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017