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Correlational findings

Study Krause (2013): study DE 2007

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

Correlate

Authors's label
Termination of previous job
Our Classification
Operationalization
Reason for termination of previous job:
a) End of temporary contract (reference)
b) Quit
c) Layoff
d) Employer and employee agreed
e) Firm closure
f) End of self-employment
g) Parental leave
h) Care for person in need
i) Other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.09 ns QUIT             (vs end of temporary contract) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.10 ns LAYOFF           (vs end of temporary contract) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.20 ns EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE AGREED
(vs end of temporary contract)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.08 ns FIRM CLOSURE     (vs end of temporary contract) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.22 ns END OF SELF-EMPLOYMENT
(vs end of temporary contract)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.28 ns PARENTAL LEAVE   (vs end of temporary contract) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -2.6 ns CARE FOR PERSON IN NEED
(vs end of temporary contract)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.20 ns OTHER            (vs end of temporary contract)

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) unemployment benefits
  m) gender
- Environmental characteristics:
  n) national unemployment rate
  o) region/state in Germany
- Interview-specific characteristics:
  p) interview cohort
  q) time between unemployment entry and
     interview