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Correlational findings

Study Binder & Coad (2013): study GB 1996

Public:
Working age, UK, followed 10 years, 1996-2006
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 49018
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Remarks
Pooled waves
Distribution
N =; A:  41085;  A: 5547; C: 2386
Operationalization
A  All employed
B  Self employed
     a opportunity entrepreneurs
     b necessity entrepreneurs
C  Unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e DM = + A. All employed    M = 5.24
B. Self employed   M = 5.31
C. Unempoyed       M = 4.65
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e r = +.00 ns A: Employed      (vs not) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e r = +.02 p < .001 B: self-employed (vs not) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.00 ns O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e r = -.09 p < .001 C: Unemployed    (vs not) O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e b = -.32 p < .001 B's (fixed effect) controled for:
- log income
- health
- marital status
- family care
- age
- gender