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Correlational findings

Study Slag (2017): study KR 2009

Public:
18+ aged general public, South Korea, followed 5 years 2009-2014
Survey name:
KR-KLIPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 79474
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Employment status
Our Classification
Error Estimates
a) Mean: 0.27, SD: 0.45 b) Mean: 0.09, SD: 0.29 c) Mean: 0.02, SD: 0.13 d) Mean: 0.42, SD: 0.49
Operationalization
Current employment status:
a) Employed
b) Self-employed
c) Unemployed
d) Non-working (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.03 p < .01 a) Employed     (vs non-working) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = +.03 p < .01 b) Self-employed (vs non-working) O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-b b-fix = -.30 p < .01 c) Unemployed    (vs non-working)

b-fix controlled for:
- yearly change of household income
- earlier household income
- reference group income
- age
- health status
- marital status
- education level