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Correlational findings

Study Montizaan (2010): study NL 2008

Public:
Male public sector workers, close to pre-retirement, age, facing change in pension rights, Netherlands, 2008-2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5195
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
received a survey link by email

Correlate

Authors's Label
Year of measurement
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
T1: 2008 (reference)
T2: 2009

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cg DM = +                       Mean happiness     
                      T1: 2008  T2: 2009  T2-T1
Will be affected      +7.61     +7.77     +.16
Will not be affected  +7.71     +7.87     +.16
- Difference          -0.10(01) -0.10(01) 0

All eldery male workers became a bit happier, irrespective of facing pension cut or not
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cg b = +.15 p < .01 b (+.153) controled for:
- facing cut in pre-pension rights (vs not)
- birth date (closeness to cut off point)
- marital status
- yearly wage
- years contributed to pension
- number of doctors visits
- work hours
- year (2008 or 2009)