Comparative Study

| Published: August 15, 2017

Being Materialistic Makes You Happy or Not: A Probe

Seema Aggarwal

Assistant Professor, Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.041/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.041


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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017