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Correlational findings

Study Guven (2009b): study DE 1984

Public:
18+ aged, households' heads, Germany, 1984-2006
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Labor force status
Our Classification
Operationalization
0: Non working
   a: age 65 and older
   b: in education-training
   c: maternity leave
   d: military service
   e: unemployed
   f: semotimes secondary job
   g: but work in past 7 days
   h: but regular secondary job
1: Working
   a: but non-working past 7 days

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = +- 1  M = 3,81
1a M = 3,79
1b M = 3,93
1c M = 3,92
1d M = 3,69
1e M = 3,21
1f M = 3,89
1g M = 3,73
1h M = 3,82

2  M = 3,91
2a M = 3,85
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.08 Part-time working (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.03 Not working (vs working)

Bs controlled for:
- Peronal characteristics
  - household size
  - marital status
  - health status
  - number of children
  - education
  - income
  - gender
  - age
- state
- year fixed effects