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Correlational findings

Study Mendolia (2014): study GB 1994

Public:
Children living with working mothers, UK, followed 12 years 1994 - 2006
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9092
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Maternal working hours
Our Classification
Operationalization
Increase working hours mother
1 15
2 25
3 35

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a = CHANGE work hours mother by CHANGE happiness child O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = +.01 ns Mothers working hours increase by 15 hours per week O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = -.01 ns mother working increase by 25 hours per week. O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a b-fix = -.01 ns mother working increase by 35 hours per week. O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a = b-fix controled for:
- child characteristics
  - age
  - gender (boy = 1)
- mother characteristics
  - education
  - smoking
  - age
  - single mother household
- family characterisics
  - household non-labour income
  - number of children in household
- region of residence
- year of interview

Publication reports association with 'low life-satisfaction'.Sign reversed by WDH team.