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Studies

DeGoede & Maassen (1987): study NL 1982

Publication

Author(s):
DeGoede, M.P.; Maassen, G.H.
Title:
Niet Jong en Niet Oud: Verschillen in Omgaan met Werkeloosheid. (Not Young and Not Old:Differences in Coping with Unemployment.)
Source:
Spruit, I.P.;Tazelaar, F.;Eds.: "Leven met Werkeloosheid.", Wolters-Noordhof, 1987, Groningen, Netherlands, Chapters 7 - 8.

Investigation

Public:
25-55 aged males, unemployeds and controls, The Netherlands, 1982/2
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 383
Non Response:
0%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Do you feel......?"
4   very happy
3   happy
2   so-so
1   unhappy
0   very unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-u-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
Overall satisfaction
Remarks:
Unemployed                         Employed
M' = 1,79                               M' = 2,99
Ms' = 4,5                               Ms' = 7,5
SD = 1,06                             SD = 0,62

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Unemployment Current employment status