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Correlational findings

Study Guven (2009b): study NL 1993

Public:
16+ aged, households' members, Netherlands, 1993-2006
Survey name:
NL--DHS 1993
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Labor force status
Our Classification
Operationalization
1. Employed:
   a: on contract
   b: own business
   c: free profession, self-employed
   d: volunteer
   e: unpaid work
2. Unemployed:
   a: looking for a job after lost job
   b: looking for a job first time
   c: student
   d: retired
   e: disabled
3. Other (not in labor force)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a DM = +- 1. Employed:
   a: on contract           M = 4,18
   b: own business          M = 4,04
   c: free profession       M = 4,09
   d: volunteer             M = 4,01
   e: unpaid work           M = 3,81
2. Unemployed:
   a: looking for a job     M = 4,07
   b: looking for first job M = 3,75
   c: student               M = 3,75
   d: retired               M = 4,04
   e: disabled              M = 4,04

3. Other                    M = 3,99
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.33 Employed on contract              (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.19 Own business                      (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.35 Free profession                   (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.82 Looking for a job: after lost job (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -1.0 Looking for a job: first time     (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.16 Student                           (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.45 keeping the house                 (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.43 Disabled                          (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.91 Unpaid work                       (vs Not) O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a OLRC = -.36 Volunteer                         (vs Not)

OLRCs controlled for:
- Personal characteristics
  - gender
  - marital status
  - household size
  - income
  - health status
  - age
  - number of children
- province
- year fixed effects