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Studies

Akee et al. (2018): study CN 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Akee, R.; Zhao, L.; Zhao, Z.
Title:
Unintended Consequences of China’s New Labor Contract Law on Unemployment and Welfare Loss of the Workers
Source:
Global Labor Organization-Discussion Paper,2018, No. 242, Maastricht, Holland

Investigation

Public:
18 to 60 age, working age urban population, China, 2008
Survey name:
CN-China General Social Survey
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1486
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

Generally speaking, how do you feel about your life? Do ypou feel your life is ,,
1  very unhappy
2  unhappy
3  generally
4  happy
5  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-ja
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Education Level of school-education Body mass index Body Mass Index (BMI) Minority Current minority status Party member Membership of political organizations State owned enterprise employed Sector: public/private Urban Hukou Ethnic status in China House ownership Ownership of current dwelling Log (household size) Number of persons in household Number of kids under 18 Number of children
Age of children
Living with children
Contract status Job protection in nation
Tenure (vs flex contracts)
Fell unemployed in 2008 Falling unemployed