Study Hartog & Oosterbeek (1998): study NL 1952
- 41 aged, Brabant, the Netherlands, followed 1952-1993
- N = 1893
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire at T3.
- Authors's Label
- Schooling variables
- Our Classification
- 1=29%, 2=7.6%. 3=16.1%, 4=29%, 5=3.6%, 6=17.2%, 7=3.6%, 8=80,1%.
- 0: Lower vocational, no degree (reference)
1: Lower vocational
2: Lower general
3: Intermediate general
4: Intermediate vocational
5: Higher general
6: Higher vocational
Observed Relation with Happiness
OPRC's controlled for:
-social background variables
-labour market status
OPRC (Ordered Probit Regression Coefficient)
cannot be interpreted as an absolute effect-size. The coefficients only denote relative differences in correlation between education and happiness, e.g. more difference in happiness between people with lower vocational and higher vocational, than between people with lower vocational and intermediate vocational.