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Correlational findings

Study Ryan et al. (2017): study US 2008

Public:
44-85 aged, followed 4 years before and after retirement, USA, 2008/12--2010/14
Survey name:
US-HRS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 716
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Job locked
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: 2008/2010, T2: 2012/2014
Distribution
1: 83%, 0: 17%
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question: "Right now, would you like to leave work, but plan to keep working because:
(a) you need the money (Yes or No)
and/or
(b) you need the health insurance (Yes or No)?"
1: yes (either one or both)
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-a r = - ns T1 perceived job lock by T1 happiness
PA: r = -.15(ns)
NA: r = +.16(ns)
Correlation with Affect Balance not reported but must be negative and not significant
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-a r = - s T1 perceived job lock by T2 happiness
PA: r = -.09(05)
NA: r = +.12(01)
Correlation with Affect Balance not reported but must be negative and significant
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-a b = 0 ns T1 perceived job lock by T1-T2 CHANGE happiness
PA: b = +.02(ns)
NA: b = +.00(ns)
Correlation with Affect Balance not reported but must be near zero and insignificant
A-APA-yd-mq-n-7-a b = 0 ns T1 perceived job lock by T1-T2 CHANGE happiness
PA: b = -.03 (ns)
NA: b = -.02 (ns)
Correlation with Affect Balance not reported but must be near zero and insignificant


b coeficients controled for
- T1 Happiness (to capture change)
- T1 Socio-demographics
  - age
  - gender
  - ethnicity
  - education
  - marital status
  - household wealth
  - control over finance
- T1 Physical limitations
- T1 Self-rated health
- T1 Personality

Similar across T1 personality types