print

Correlational findings

Study Fleche (2015): study SY 1999

Public:
14+ aged general public, Switserland, followed 12 years 1999-2012
Survey name:
CH-SHP pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 15000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Employment status
Our Classification
Distribution
1:58%, 0a:8%. 0b: 18%, 0c 14%, 0d: 1%
Operationalization
1 employed
0 not-employed
   a housewife
   b retired
   c student
   d unemployed

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.14 p < .01 none CURRENTLY housewife  (vs employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.17 p < .01 none CURRENTLY retired    (vs employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.22 p < .01 none CURRETLY student     (vs employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = -1.1 p < .01 none CURRENTLY unemployed (vs employed)

b-fix controled for:
- personal characteristics
  - sexe
  - personal income
  - marital status
  - gender
  - education
  - religion
  - language
  - political preference
  - self rated health
  - foreign born
- Centralization reform in canton

Unaffected by additional control for
- canton characteristics
  - income per capita
  - unemployment rate
- municipal population size
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.06 ns Longitudinal BECAME or remained a housewife  (vs reamined employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.05 p < .10 none BECAME or REMAINED retired     (vs remained employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = +.06 p < .05 none BECAME or REMAINED a student   (vs remained employed) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h b-fix = -.56 p < .01 none BECAME or REMAINED unemployed   (vs remained employed)

b-fix controled for CHANGE in
- personal characteristics
  - Income
  - age
  - sexe
  - marital status
  - self rated health
- centralizatiion reform in canton

Unaffected by additional control for CHANGE in:
- canton characteristics
  - income per capita
  - unemployment rate
- municipal population size