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Correlational findings

Study Pfeifer (2013): study DE 2003

Public:
16+ aged general public, Germany, followed 5 years, 2003-2008
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9972
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Employment status:
a) non-employedt (reference group)
b) unemployed
c) employed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.55 p < .01 b) Unemployed (vs non-employed) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.07 p < .10 c) Employed (vs non-employed)

b's controlled for:
- marital status
- number of close friends
- number of persons in household
- german citizenship
- age
- subjective health-status
- employment status
- educational career
- year dummy 2008
- regions