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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
Education
Our Classification
Operationalization
A: Completed education
   1: Secondary
   2: Intermediate
   3: Technical school
   4: Upper secondary
B: Dropout
   1: No degree yet
C: In education
   1: No degree yet

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d DM = +- A1: Secondary              M = 3,79
A2: Intermediate           M = 3,94
A3: Technical school       M = 3,87
A4: Upper secondary        M = 3,91
B1: Dropout, no degree yet M = 3,82
C1: No degree yet          M = 4,03

The original happiness scale from 0 to 10 is recorded here as follow:
(0,1,2): 1
(3,4):   2
(5,6):   3
(7,8):   4
(9,10):  5
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.04 B controlled for:
- Personal characteristics
  - labor force satus
  - marital status
  - health status
  - number of children
  - household size
  - income
  - gender
  - age
- state
- year fixed effects