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Correlational findings

Study Biyase & Naanwaab (2021): study ZA 2008

Public:
17+ aged general public South Africa, followed 9 years 2088-2016
Survey name:
SA-NIDS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's Label
Employment
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
1 employed
0 not employed (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b = +.24 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by being employed
- rural dwellers b = +.22(01)
- urban dwellers b = +.26(01)

b controled for
- gender
- age
- ethinicity
- marital status
- employment
- household size
- household facilities
- religion
- crime
- trust
- income
- expected improvement
- perceived relative income
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa b-fix = +.21 p < .01 CHANGE happiness by bing employed
- rural dwellers b-fix = +.21(01)
- urban dwellers b-fix = +.22(01)

b-fix additionally controled for
- happiness 2 years ago (to capture change)