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Correlational findings

Study Nikolova & Graham (2014a): study ZZ Western nations 2009

Public:
15+ aged general public, 10 western nations, 2009-2012
Survey name:
INT-Gallup World Poll combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 84115
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
face to face interview in Turkey and Greece, other contries conducted via landline or cellular phone.

Correlate

Authors's Label
Out of the labor force
Our Classification
Distribution
M=0.44; SD=0.496
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1: not employed,  not looking for work, and/or are not able to start work
0:  employed full-time reference

1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a OLRC = +.01 ns aged 46-65:              OLRC= +.07(ns)
aged 66 and older:       OLRC= +.11(ns)
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j LRCD = +.04 ns aged 46-65:              LRCD= +.23(05)
aged 66 and older:       LRCD= +.53(01)

OLRC and LRCD controlld for:
-self-employed
-voluntarily part-time
-unemployed
-involuntarily part-time
-age
-age squared
-employment and age interactions
-female
-married
-college education
-householde income
-urban area
-child in household
-household size
-religion important
-country dummies(ref:United States)
-year dummies