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Correlational findings

Study Bertrand (2013): study US 1972

Public:
25-54 aged college-educated women,USA, 1972-2010
Survey name:
US-GSS1972-2010
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3599
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Career
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 House keeper
1 Employed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.10 p < .01 CAREER + HUSBAND O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.07 p < .01 Only very happy O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.04 ns Only very happy and aged>=40 O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.09 p < .01 CAREER + HUSBAND + KIDS O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.06 p < .01 Only very happy O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a Beta = +.03 ns Only very happy and aged>=40

Beta's controlled for:
- age (quadratic)
- race
- year fixed effects
- birth decade fixed effects
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-a D% = +/-                       % Very happy
No career, no family       29.0
Career, no family          34.4
No career, with family     47.1
Career, with family        43.2