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Correlational findings

Study Ponomarenko (2016): study ZZ EU 13 2006

Public:
50+ aged, 13 European countries, 2006/07
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8098
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Education
Our Classification
Remarks
ISCED 97: the revised International Standard Classification of Education in 1997
Related specification variables
Operationalization
selfreported and recoded according to ISCED 97
2 High: first and second stage tertiary
1 Medium: upper secondary, post-secondary
0 Low: no education, primary, lower secondary (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b = + s Middle level education (vs low level)
- Men                  b = +.09 (10)
- Women                b = +.15 (05)
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c b = + p < .01 High education level   (vs low level)
- Men                  b = +.17 (01)
- Women                b = +.18 (01)

b controlled for
- employment history
  - inactivity history
  - unemployment history
  - part-time history
  - age at first job
  - age at last job
- current situation
  - age, age squared
  - living with a partner
  - number of children
  - birth cohort
  - physical limitation
  - log pension income
  - nation

Correlation among men became insignificant after additionally control for
- number of inactivity episodes
- number of unemployment episodes
- number of part-time episodes
- average length of inactivity episodes
- average length of unemployed episodes
- average length of part-time episodes