- Employees public and private sector, USA, 1976-2002.
- N = 19530
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's Label
- Unemployment at state level
- Our Classification
- Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Rate of unemployment in state where one lives
Observed Relation with Happiness
B's controlled for:
-number of children
-size of town (dummies)
-year and state (fixed effects)
Unemployment rate has more (negative) impact on happiness in private sector.