Correlational findings

Study Drobnic et al. (2010): study ZZ EU 9 2003

Working people, 9 European Union countries, 2003
N =
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Career prospects
Our Classification
Range 1-5
Sweden: M= 2.49, Finland: M= 2.64, Netherlands: M= 2.96, Germany: M= 2.78, United Kingdom: M= 3.14, Portugal: M= 2.83, Spain: M= 3.14, Hungary: M= 2.29, Bulgaria: M= 2.40
Selfreport on single statement: 'My job offers good prospects for career advancement'.
0: disagree/ strongly disagree/ neither agree nor disagree  
1: agree/ strongly agree

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = +.11 ns B controlled for:
- gender
- age in linear and in quadratic form
- marital status
- number of children
- education level
- objective working conditions
- subjective evaluations of work
- GDP per capita
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = +.13 p < .05 B additionally controlled for country dummies O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.06 ns B additionally controlled for job satisfaction O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = +.10 ns B additionally controlled for work-home interference without job satisfaction inserted O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b b = -.06 ns B additionally controlled for both job satisfaction and work-home interference

In analysis of each country separately B's are not significant in all countries