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Correlational findings

Study Schaubert (2015): study DE West Germany 1984

Public:
25- 54 aged high educated women, WestGermany, followed 1984-2012
Survey name:
DE-Combination SOEP, Pairfam, Welfare Sysyems
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 13713
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods

Correlate

Authors's label
Career-family combination: 'Get it all'
Our Classification
Operationalization
A Career: monthly earning above 25th percentile of college educated males (vs not)
B Family situation
    a cohabiting with a partner (vs not)
    b children; minor child in the household (vs not)
    c family: cohabits with partner and child(ren) (vs not)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.35 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by CHANGE in.. ONLY
A: made career only                   (vs not)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.22 p < .01 Ba: got partnered only                (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +12 p < .05 Bc: started family only               (vs not) O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.25 p < .05 CHANGE happiness by CHANGE to career + partner

Among women who work half-time, while partner works full-time and has a high income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.36 p < .01 Among women who work full-time, while partner does not and has a relatively low income O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = -.40 p < .01 Among women who work full-time, while partner also works full time and has a relatively high income O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d = b-fix's controled for:
- age
- age square
- migration background
- year fixed effects
- indicator variables for birth cohort