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Correlational findings

Study Glass et al. (2016): study ZZ OECD member states 2006

Public:
Adult general public, 22 OECD nations 2006-2008
Survey name:
EU-ESS 2-4: 2004-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 78972
Non Response:
around %45
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Policy effect: support of parents
Our Classification
Distribution
Aa:    N= 21       M= +13.34       SD= +7.16
Ab:    N= 19       M= +12.56       SD= +3.98
Ac:    N= 21       M= +2.05         SD= +1.09
Ad:    N= 21       M= +.54           SD= +.76
Ae:    N= 10       M= +11.39       SD=+6.75
Aall:  N= 17       M= +.43            SD= +.50
Ba:    N= 21       M= +.75            SD= +.43
Bb:    N= 21       M= +.25            SD= +.43
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Parent support policy in nation
A: Separate policies
     Aa: vacation, sick leave
     Ab: flexible work hours
     Ac: paid leave for mothers
     Ad: paid parental leave
     Ae:child care cost
     Aall: Joint support index
B  Restrictions to access to parent support
     Ba  Payment into social security required
     Bb  Other major eligibility restrictions

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = +/- s/ns Effect on HAPPINESS OF PARENTS (vs non-parents) by support for parents in nation O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = +.00 ns Aa Vacation, sickleave for parents
- All     b = +.003(ns)
- mothers b = +.007(06)
- fathers b = +.003(ns)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = +.01 p < .01 Ab: Flexibility work for parents
- All     b = +.013(01)
- mothers b = +.07 (ns)
- fathers b = +.02 (ns)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = +.03 ns Ac:Paid leave for mothers
- All     b = +.028(ns)
- mothers b = +.50 (05)
- fathers b = +.35 (ns)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = +.03 ns Ad:Paid leave for parents
- All     b = +.033(ns)
- mothers b = +.082(01)
- fathers b = +.046(ns)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = -.01 p < .01 Ae: Child care cost
- All     b = -.005(01)
- mothers b = -.012 (01)
- fathers b = -.007 (05)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = +.12 p < .001 Aall: Joint support (Aa+Ab+Ac+Ad+Ae)
- All     b = +1.21(001)
- mothers b = +1.79(01)
- fathers b = +1.38(01)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = -.26 p < .001 Ba: Payment into social security required
- All     b = -2.64(001)
- mothers b = -1.98(01)
- fathers b = -2.62(01)
O-HL-*-sq-nvt-11-a b-fix = -.07 p < .05 D: Other major eligibility restrictions
- All     b = -.072(05)
- mothers b = -.041(ns)
- fathers b = -.045(ns)

b coefficients controled for:
- Individual characteristics
  - gender
  - age
  - income
  - marital status
  - employment
  - education
  - occupation
- Country characteristics
  - GDP
  - TFR