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Correlational findings

Study Schober & Stahl (2016): study DE 2007

Public
Mothers with <6 aged children, Germany, followed 5 years 2007 - 2012
Survey name
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Ln. Equivalent net household income
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Ln. Equivalent net household income, inflation adjusted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = CHANGE happiness by CHANGE household income O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.07 ns Partnered mothers in West Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.32 p < .1 Partnered mothers in East Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.38 ns Single mothers in West Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d b-fix = +.38 ns Single mothers in East Germany O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d d = .31 ns Difference of partnered and single mothers in effect of household income on life satisfaction in West Germany. O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d d = .06 ns Difference of partnered and single mothers in effect of household income on life satisfaction in East Germany.


b-fix controlled for CHANGE in:
- employment status mother
- care by relatives
- fathers self-reported childcare & housework hours
- mothers health status
- age youngest child
- county-level unemployment rates & public expendituresper capita
- moved between counties
- county border reform