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Correlational findings

Study Dorsett & Oswald (2014): study GB 2005

Public:
18+ aged unemployed single mothers, UK, followed 5 years. Participants and controls in a program, 2003-2008
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3320
Non Response:
41
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Telephone (CAT) and face-to-face interviews T1 (2 Years) after the initial policy intervention T2 (5 Years) after the initial policy intervention

Correlate

Authors's Label
Non-white
Our Classification
Remarks
Order and hence sign of correlation reversed by WDH team
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1: white
0: non-white

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = +.23 p < .05 Year 2: when half of the unemployed single mothers were treated in an employment program O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = +.29 p < .01 Year 5: when the employment program had stopped and the treated single mothers worked full-time

b coefficients controled for:
- randomly selected into the program (or not)
- age, age squared
- age of youngest child
- education
- work in past 3 years
- weekly earnings in past year
- month on welfare in past 2 years
- region in the UK