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Correlational findings

Study Berger (2009): study DE 1994

Public:
Mothers aged 20-65, Germany, followed 14 years, 1994-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP 1994
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5706
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment Status with Out of labor force split up.
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) Short part-time employment(1-19 weekly working hours)
b) Long part-time employment (20-34 weekly working hours)
c) Full-time employment(35 or more weekly working hours) (reference category)
d) Unemployment: If (1)reported not to be in gainful employment
or self-employment at the time of the interview, (2)had actively
sought work during the four weeks prior to the date of the
interview, and (3) is available for work within the next two
weeks.
e) Out of labor force (neither employed nor self-employed and who
do not meet the conditions for being unemployed)
el: Not able to work
e2: Discouraged
e3: No intention to work

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.27 p < .01 NOT ABLE TO WORK (vs full-time employment)
Fixed effects.
B controlled for:
- Discouraged
- No intention to work
- Short part-time employment
- Long part-time employment
- Unemployment
- Residual HH income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.13 p < .01 B controlled for total HH income instead of
residual household income.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.33 p < .01 DISCOURAGED (vs full-time employment)
Fixed effects.
B controlled for:
- Not able to work
- No intention to work
- Short part-time employment
- Long part-time employment
- Unemployment
- Residual HH income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.19 p < .01 B controlled for total HH income instead of
residual household income.
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.19 p < .01 NO INTENTION TO WORK (vs full-time employment)
Fixed effects.
B controlled for:
- Not able to work
- Discouraged
- Short part-time employment
- Long part-time employment
- Unemployment
- Residual HH income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.06 ns B controlled for total HH income instead of
residual household income.