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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
Welfare
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Months on welfare in past 2 years

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = .0 ns Year 2: when half of the single mothers were treated in an employement program O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g b = .0 ns Year 5: when the employment program had stopped and treated 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
- on welfare
- region in the UK