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Correlational findings

Study Lalive & Stutzer (2010): study CH 2000

Public:
Salaried workers, Switzerland, 2000-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6203
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Full-time/Parttime employment
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Full-time employment (reference group)
1 Part-time employment

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a b = -.08 Part-time employment (vs full-time employment)

B's controlled for:
- Gender
- Age
- Marital status
- Nationality
- Household income
- Household size

B = -.08 means that 1 point difference in working part-time corresponds with +.13 point difference in happiness on the 0-10 scale

Ordered Probit analysis (OPRC) yields similar results.