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Correlational findings

Study Sohier (2019): study ZZ EU 9 2006

Public:
50-70 aged adults, 9 nations, followed 7 years, 2006-2013
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 16667
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
face-to-face and computer-aided personal interview

Correlate

Authors's Label
Working conditions
Our Classification
Remarks
Only older workers (N = 28662, weighted data) T1: 2006-2007, T2: 2011, T3: 2013
Operationalization
Selfreport on10 statements about current job. My job is ...
a: physical demands
b: time pressure in performing tasks
c:: freedom in performing tasks
d:: opportunities for skills development
e: support in difficult situations
f:  recognition for work
g: job security
h: job satisfaction
I:  job promotion prospects
j:  salary commensurate with effort
3 strongly agree
2 agree
1 disagree
0 strongly disagree
total score: 0-30.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b-fix = +.02 p < .01 T1-T3 CHANGE in happiness by T1-T3 CHANGE in working conditions

Only for older workers

b-fix weighted by country population, controlled for
- involumtarily  employed
- age square
- selfperceived health, no. of daily limitation
- income difficult, net household income
- partner's health
- survey time

Similar result when excluding health or income