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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
Locus of control index
Our Classification
Operationalization
Exact index measuring internal locus of control not reported.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.38 p < .01 B controlled for:
- Personality:
  a) neuroticism index
  b) extraversion index
- Individual characteristics:
  c) self-esteem in getting a job within the
     upcoming 6 months
  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