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Correlational findings

Study D'Ambrosio & Frick (2012): study DE 1992

Public:
18+ aged general public, followed 15 years, 1992-2007, Germany
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 184000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Operationalization
a) working
b) not working: education/training
c) not working: maternity leave
d) not working: military/community service
e) not working: unemployed
f) not working: temporary work

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.11 p < .01 a) working O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.12 p < .01 b) not working: education/training O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = +.15 p < .01 c) not working: maternity leave O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.13 p < .01 d) not working: military/community service O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.52 p < .01 e) not working: unemployed O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b = -.05 p < .05 f) not working: temporary work

b's controlled for:
- age
- dummy east germany
- years of education
- number of children in household
- homeownership
- unemployment index
- marital status
- disablity
- household member in need of care
- community size
- dummy for learning effect
- household income
- past household income
- social reference income