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Table 2 Life satisfaction, property rights, intellectual property protection and GDP growth, marginal effects following ordered probit estimates

From: Property rights and intellectual property protection, GDP growth and individual well-being in Latin America

  No GDP control GDP control
Property rights
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.004*** − 0.003***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.014*** − 0.013***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.000*** − 0.001***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.0189*** 0.017***
Intellectual property protection
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.004*** − 0.001
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.013** − 0.004
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.000*** − 0.000
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.016*** − 0.005
Sufficient income
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.016*** − 0.014***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.061*** − 0.059***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.002*** − 0.007***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.079*** 0.008***
Insufficient income
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied 0.009*** 0.008***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.035*** 0.034***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied 0.001*** 0.004***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied − 0.046*** − 0.005***
Very insufficient income
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied 0.015*** 0.013***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.056*** 0.056***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied 0.002*** 0.006***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied − 0.073*** − 0.076***
Self-employed
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied 0.004*** 0.003***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.014*** 0.013***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied 0.000*** − 0.001***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied − 0.018*** − 0.002***
Unemployed
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied 0.013*** 0.011***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.050*** 0.049***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied 0..002*** − 0.005***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied –0.065*** − 0.066***
Retired
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.001 0.001
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.004 − 0.004
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied 0.000 − 0.000
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied − 0.006 − 0.006
Not in labour market
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied 0.004*** 0.003***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.015*** 0.014***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.001*** − 0.002***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied − 0.019*** − 0.019***
Student
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.001 − 0.001
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.005 − 0.004
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.001 − 0.000
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.006 0.005
Education: completed secondary school
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.003*** − 0.006***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.024*** − 0.013***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.001*** − 0.003***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.031*** 0.033***
Education: completed university
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.013*** − 0.012***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.030*** − 0.049***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.002*** − 0.006***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.062*** 0.067***
Married or partnered
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied − 0.004*** − 0.003***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied − 0.014*** − 0.014***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied − 0.000*** − 0.002***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied 0.019*** 0.019***
Divorced, separated or widowed
 Life satisfaction: not at all satisfied 0.005*** 0.004***
 Life satisfaction: not very satisfied 0.017*** 0.018***
 Life satisfaction: quite satisfied 0.001*** 0.002***
 Life satisfaction: very satisfied − 0.023*** − 0.025***
  1. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1. Also included in the ordered probit estimation from which these marginal effects were calculated are age, dummies for the interviewer rated socioeconomic level, additional education categories, and country and wave dummies. Base categories: just sufficient income; single; illiterate; employed. Latinobarometer data 2006–2015