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Correlational findings

Study VanPraag et al. (2010): study IL 2006

Public:
20+ aged general population, Israel, 2006
Survey name:
IL-ISS 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6218
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Employed
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self-report on single question:
During the last 12 months, i.e., from the beginning of , 2005 and till the end of last month, which of the following possibilities describes your main activity?
a) working
b) unemployed, seeking work
c) other (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.10 p < .05 WORKING   (vs other)
Jews
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.15 p < .05 Arabians O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.31 p < .05 UNEMPLOYED (vs other)
Jews
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-f b = -.06 p < .05 Arabians

B's controlled for:
- log age and log age squared
- log family size
- degree of religiosity
- log family size*degree of religiosity
- log income
- education
- marital status
- (parents') country of origin
- Hebrew fluency
- health
- years in Israel
- place of interview
- time of interview