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Correlational findings

Study Beja Jr. (2013): study ZZ 2000

Public:
Married women, 44 nations, 2000
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 14013
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Occupational status
Our Classification
Operationalization
0 Housewife
1 Part-time employed
2 Self-employed
3 Full-time employed (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +/-                 ECONOMIC LEVEL NATION
            UPPER     MIDDLE     LOWER
            b     p<  b     p<   b     p<
Housewife   -.13  ns  +.13 .05   +.15  ns
Self-empl.  +.16  ns  +.15 .05   +.06  ns
Parttime    +.11  ns  +.34 .01   +.32 .01

b's controlled for:
- INDIVIDUAL characteristics:
      - age (+ age squared)
      - income
      - employment status
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +/- When additionally controlled for:
NATION characterisitcs:
    - GDP p.pc.
    - Female labor participation rate

                ECONOMIC LEVEL NATION
            UPPER     MIDDLE     LOWER
            b     p<  b     p<   b     p<
Housewife   -.05  ns  +.20 .01   +.14  ns
Self-empl.  +.21  ns  +.08  ns   +.04  ns
Parttime    +.06  ns  +.25 .05   +.24  ns

b's additonally controlled for:
- NATION characteristics:
      - GDP p.c.
      - Female labor participation rate

Additonal control for log GDP and log LABOR gives similar results
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +/- When additionally controlled for:
INDIVIDUAL characterisitcs:
    - perceived fate control
    - financial satisfaction
    - selffulfillment

                ECONOMIC LEVEL NATION
            UPPER     MIDDLE     LOWER
            b     p<  b     p<   b     p<
Housewife   -.06  ns  +.12  ns   +.09  ns
Self-empl.  +.14  ns  +.14  ns   -.10  ns
Parttime    +.15  ns  +.30 .01   +.23  ns
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +/- When additonally controlled for INDIVIDUAL and NATIONAL characteristics:
    - GDP p.pc.
    - Female labor participation rate
- INDIVIDUAL characteristics:
    - age (+ age squared)
    - education
    - income
    - perceived fate control
    - financial satisfaction
    - selffulfillment
    - employment status

                ECONOMIC LEVEL NATION
            UPPER     MIDDLE     LOWER
            b     p<  b     p<   b     p<
Housewife   -.02  ns  +.12  ns   +.09  ns
Self-empl.  +.16  ns  +.12  ns   -.10  ns
Parttime    +.12  ns  +.26 .05   +.20  ns


Additonal control for log GDP and log LABOR gives similar results