Findings on happiness in Schaubert (2015): study DE West Germany 1984

Publication
Author(s)Schaubert, M.
TitleCareer, Private Life, and Well-Being among College educated West German Women.
SourceTheorie und Politik - Session: Men and Women in the Workplace, 2015, No. G18-V3, 1 - 36
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/113042
Investigation
Public25- 54 aged high educated women, WestGermany, followed 1984-2012
 Education at least BSc, Non-selfemployed
Last assesment2012
Survey nameDE-Combination SOEP, Pairfam, Welfare Sysyems
 Soep 1984-2012 German Family Panel pairfam 2008-2012 German Welfare Surveys 1984,1988,1993,1998
SampleVaried Probability
 SOEP 90%, Pairfam 9%, Welfare surveys 1%
Respondents N =13713
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentMultiple methods
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied." 10 totally satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unsatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Career-family combination: 'Get it all'C03aa03bActually got children later (follow-up)
Career-family combination: 'Get it all'I01aa02aChange in income level, also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Get it all'R13aa02bNew roles, also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Get it all'M01ab01Recent entering of marriage, also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Get it all'R13ab02cRole number, also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Have it all'C03ab02Children in the household
Career-family combination: 'Have it all'M02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states), also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Have it all'I01ae04Relative to similar people, also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Have it all'R13ab02cRole number, also classified as above ↑
Career-family combination: 'Have it all'F02afWorking mother , also classified as above ↑