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Correlational findings

Study Gerlach & Stephan (1996): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
16-65 aged, general public, Germany, followed from 1984 to1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 54066
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Labor market position
Our Classification
Operationalization
A Full-time employed
B Part-time employed
C Not in the labor force
D Unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = Females: age   <30        30-49       >49    
              M    SD    M    SD    M    SD
full-time     7,5  1,7   7,2  1,8   7,3  1,7
part-time     7,2  1,7   7,4  1,7   7,2  1,7
not in force  7,3  1,8   7,3  1,9   7,3  2,1
unemployed    6,4  2,3   6,2  2,4   6,6  2,1
all           7,3  1,8   7,2  1,8   7,3  1,9
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = Males: age     <30        30-49       >49    
              M    SD    M    SD    M    SD
full-time     7,4  1,7   7,3  1,6   7,4  1,7
part-time     6,8  1,9   7,0  2,0   7,4  1,7
not in force  7,4  1,7   5,7  2,4   7,2  2,1
unemployed    5,7  2,5   5,3  2,5   6,5  2,4
all           7,3  1,8   7,2  1,8   7,3  1,9