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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
Age of youngest child
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
A; youngest child aged 6-10
     1 yes
     0 no
B: youngest child aged 11-18
     1 yes
     0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = - ns/05 Year 2: when half of the sample participated in an employment program
- youngest aged 6-10   b = -.05(ns)
- youngest aged 11-18  b = -.07(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = - ns/s Year 5: when the employment program had stopped and treated mothers worked full time
- youngest aged 6-10   b = -.05(ns)
- youngest aged 11-18  b = -.13(05)

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