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Correlational findings

Study Winkelmann & Winkelmann (1998): study XZ Germany West 1984

Public:
20-64 aged males, Germany, followed 6 years, 1984-1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4183
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Being out of the labor force
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Employed
1 Out of labour force

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d OLRC = -.40 p < .00 LRCD -.40 means that being out of the labour force goes with a lower probability of being happy (>7) with approximately 10.0 %

LRCD controlled for:
- unemployment
- duration of unemployment
- duration squared
- marital status
- good health condition
- age
- age squared
- household income