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Crost (2016): study DE 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Crost, B.
Title:
Can Workfare Programs Offset The Negative Effect of Unemployment on Subjective Well-Being?
Source:
Economics Letters, 2016, Vol. 140, 42 - 47

Investigation

Public:
18-65 aged, general public, Germany, followed 12 years 1992-2004
Survey name:
DE-SOEP combined waves
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 6442
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
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Within individuals: s.d.= 1,18
Page in publication:
43,44
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:
6.84 6.84
SD:
1.73 1.73

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Workfare Earlier workfare