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Correlational findings

Study Frey & Stutzer (2000b): study CH 1992

Public:
Adults, general public, Switzerland, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
o Employed (reference)
1 a Unemployed
  b Self-employed
  c At home
  d School
  e Retired
  f Other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.83 p < .01 Unemployed              (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.11 p < .01 Self employed           (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.17 p < .01 At home                 (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.02 At school               (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = -.12 p < .01 Retired                 (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Beta = +.18 p < .01 Other                   (vs. employed)

Betas controlled for
- Income
- Education
- Demographic factors (gender, age, marital status)
- Institutional factor (direct democratic rights)