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Correlational findings

Study Mangiavacchi & Rapallini (2009): study IT 2003

Public:
Dual earner couples, Italy, 2002-2003
Survey name:
Time Use Survey (TUS)
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4673
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods

Correlate

Authors's label
Hourly wage of female partner
Our Classification
Operationalization
Natural log of hourly wage of female partner

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-i Beta = +.02 ns Male happiness by pay of his wife: Beta= +.200 O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-i Beta = +.00 ns Female happiness by own pay: Beta= +.004

Beta's controlled for:
- Gender difference hourly wage (log)
- Non labour income (log)
- Hours of domestic work (male/female) (log)
- Age difference between male and female partners
- Dummy for female higher educated than male
- Household with both domestic help and baby-sitter
- Number of children (<3 yrs;<6 yrs; >6 yrs old)