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Correlational findings

Study Rudolf (2014): study KR 1998

Public:
Married couples with children, followed 10 years before and after 5-day work policy, South Korea 1998-2008
Survey name:
KR-KLIPS combined waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50675
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Working hours
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Weekly work hours
1: 0         
2: 1-30
3: 31-40
4: 41-50 (reference)
5: 51-60
6: 60+

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e DM = +/- MEAN happiness  wives   husbands    
Hours 0         3.23    2.68
Hours 1-30      3.13    2.99
Hours 31-40     3.27    3.34
Hours 41-50     3.27    3.36
Hours 51-60     3.09    3.24
Hours 60+       2.98    3.14

Both women and men show highest happiness when working in non-overtime full-time jobs.
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e b-fix = - s/ns Hours 1-30  (vs 41-50 hrs)
- wives     -.05(ns)
- husbands  -.30(01)
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e b-fix = - s/ns Hours 31-40  (vs 41-50 hrs)
- wives     -.05(ns)
- husbands  -.30(01)
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e b-fix = - s/ns Hours 51-60  (vs 41-50 hrs)
- wives     -.05(ns)
- husbands  -.30(01)
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-e b-fix = - s/ns Hours 60+  (vs 41-50 hrs)
- wives     -.05(ns)
- husbands  -.30(01)

b-fix controled for
-Earnings
-House ownership
-Household composition
-Own occupation (not working)
-Partner's working hours
-Partner's occupation (not working)
-Time trend in nation in males and females