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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
Qualification Level
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
A; highest qualification A-level
     1 yes
     0 no
B: highest qualification 0-level
     1 yes
     0 no
C: highest qualification other level
     1 yes
     0 no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = + s/ns Year 2: when half of the single mothers were treated in an employment program

- highest qual:A-level   b = .17(s)
- highest qual:0-level   b = .14(s)
- highest qual:other     b = .08(ns)
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = + s/ns Year 5: when the employment program had stopped and treated mothers worked full time

- highest qual:A-level   b = .21(s)
- highest qual:0-level   b = .10(s)
- highest qual:other     b = .10(ns)

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