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Correlational findings

Study Luechinger et al. (2008): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
Employees, private and public sector. West-Germany, 1984-2004.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 20764
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Public sector (vs private sector)
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: people in private sector
1: people in public sector
2: public servants in public sector

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = + p < .05 All                   M= 7,28  (SD= 1.65)
0. private sector     M= 7,25  (SD= 1,66)
1. public sector      M= 7,37  (SD= 1,62)
2. public servants    M= 7,54  (SD= 1,52)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d BMCT = p < .05 0 < 1 < 2 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = Figure 3: higher unemployment, higher differential; impact of unemployment on the difference in average happiness between public-servants and other people in public and private sector. The difference is greater in years with high unemployment: