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Studies

Binder & Coad (2016): study DE 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Binder, M.; Coad, A.
Title:
How Satisfied are the Self-Employed? A Life Domain View.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 1409 - 1433

Investigation

Public:
Working aged people, Germany, 1997-2010
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 153512
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.92 6.92

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment type Current employment status Industry type Branche Autonomy Self-direction at work Company size Size of work organization