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Correlational findings

Study Koczan (2013a): study DE 1984

Public:
16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 1-26 years, 1984-2010
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 71779
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Works in occupation trained for
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Is this position the same as the profession for which you were educated or trained?
1: Yes
0: No

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.09 p < .01 CHANGE in happiness by CHANGE in occupation

B controlled for:
- Age
- Marital status
- Employed
- Schooling
- Home ownership
- Household size
- Job insecurity
- Parental education
- Urban/rural childhood
- Health
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.09 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by CURRENT occupation
B additionally controlled for:
- Gender
- Immigrant status