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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
Duration of unemployment
Our Classification
Operationalization
Years unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d LRCD = -.02 ns Years O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d LRCD = -.00 ns Duration squared

Fixed effects analysis yields the same results for duration and duration squared

LRCD controlled for:
- unemployment
- being out of the labour force
- marital status
- good health condition
- age
- age squared
- household income