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Correlational findings

Study Obucina (2013): study DE 1994

Public:
18-65 aged general public, Germany, followed 16 years, 1994-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 209989
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
Are you currently engaged in paid employment?
a) full-time employed (reference)
b) regular part-time employed
c) vocational training
d) irregular part-time employed
e) not employed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.15 p < .01 REGULAR PART-TIME EMPLOYED
(vs full-time employed)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.00 ns VOCATIONAL TRAINING
(vs full-time employed)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.28 p < .01 IRREGULAR TEMPORARY EMPLOYED
(vs full-time employed)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.34 p < .01 NOT EMPLOYED
(vs full-time employed)

B's controlled for:
- Relative deprivation
- Household income
- Household composition
- Age
- Gender
- Marital status
- Education
- Country of birth
- House ownership
- Living in West- vs East-Germany
- Savings
- Health
- Year controls