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Correlational findings

Study Dykstra & Liefbroer (1998): study NL 1992

Public:
55-89 aged, The Netherlands, 1992
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3729
Non Response:
38,3
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
upward occupational mobility
Our Classification
Operationalization
Difference in occupational prestige of first and last job, current job in case of respondents still working.
1: Upward mobility
   a: some upward mobility
   b: substantial upward mobility
0: No upward mobility (reference group)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a = SOME UPWARD MOBILITY (vs no upward mobility) O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a b = -.00 ns Males O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a b = +.03 ns Females O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a = MUCH UPWARD MOBILITY (vs no upward mobility) O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a b = +.08 ns Males O-SLu-g-sq-n-5-a b = +.09 ns Females

B's controled for:
- current age
- parental history
- marital history
- early retirement