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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
Measure of self-esteem
Our Classification
Operationalization
The likelihood of finding a job within the next 6 months is:
a) very low
b) rather low
c) rather high
d) very high

Rescaled to:
1: very high
0: otherwise

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.27 p < .01 B controlled for:
- Personality:
  a) locus of control index
  b) neuroticism index
  c) extraversion index
- Individual characteristics:
  d) gender
  e) age and age squared
  f) disabled
  g) marital status
  h) having a partner
  i) employment status spouse
  j) employment status partner
  k) (number of) children in household
  l) education
  m) migrant status
  n) wage in last job
  o) duration of last job
  p) unemployment benefits
  q) reason of termination of last job
- Interview-specific characteristics:
  r) interview cohort
  s) time between unemployment entry and
     interview
Environmental circumstances:
  t) region/state in Germany
  u) national unemployment rate