Correlational findings

Study Krause (2013): study DE 2007

16+ aged, recently fallen unemployed, Germany, 2007-2008
Survey name
IZA Evaluation Dataset S
N = 2542
Non Response
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's Label
Duration of last job
Our Classification
M= 52.6 months; SD= 77.85
Duration of last job:
a) 0 months
b) until 1 year
c) 1-5 years
d) 5-10 years
e) more than 10 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.45 ns 0 MONTHS           (vs until 1 year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.15 ns 1-5 YEARS          (vs until 1 year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.37 p < .01 5-10 YEARS         (vs until 1 year) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.31 p < .05 MORE THAN 10 YEARS (vs until 1 year)

B controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  a) age and age squared
  b) disabled
  c) marital status
  d) having a partner
  e) employment status spouse
  f) employment status partner
  g) (number of) children in household
  h) education
  i) migrant status
  j) wage in last job
  k) gender
  l) unemployment benefits
  m) reason of termination of last job
- Environmental characteristics:
  n) national unemployment rate
  o) region/state in Germany
- Interview-specific characteristics:
  p) interview cohort
  q) time between unemployment entry and