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Correlational findings

Study Frijters et al. (2006): study RU 1994

Public:
18-65 aged general public, Russia, followed yearly, 1994-2001
Survey name:
RU-RLMS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 38000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
Employment status:
a) Self-employed
b) Unemployed
c) Non-participant
d) Employed (reference-category)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = +.07 a) self-employed, men (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = +.08 a) self-employed, women (vs. employed) O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.53 b) unemployed, men O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.52 b) unemployed, women O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.10 c) non-participant, men O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-n Beta-f = -.13 c) non-participant, women

All beta's controlled for:
- marital status
- children
- health
- age
- household income
- income in region