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
Log of unemployment benefits
Our Classification
These people have most likely no other source of income.
Logarithmic function of unemployment benefits. People in Germany are approximately 12 months entitled to unemployment benefits, but it varies because of age and duration of work in the last job. When these benefits are over, one falls back in social insurance.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.02 ns 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) duration of last job
  l) gender
  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