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Studies

Della Giusta et al. (2010a): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Della Giusta, M.; Jewell, S.; King, Z.
Title:
Time Packages and Their Effect on Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Paper 084, Henley Business School, University of Reading, 2010, UK

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, UK, followed 12 years 1996-2007
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1996
Sample:
Non-probability purposive-quota sample
Respondents:
N = 22637
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender and Time Use Groups Current time-usage
Size of current job
Voluntary work
Current leisure time
Current life-style
Age group Current age (in years) Live with spouse Current household-composition
Current characteristics of marriage-relationship
Living alone or not
Spouse employed Employment of spouse Number of children under 16 Number of children Age of youngest child Age of children Qualifications Level of school-education Log(Household Income per Capita) Household income Normal hours worked Work hours Extra hours worked Work hours Care hours (mid point) Care giving Housework hours Time spend on household-work Health Status Self-perceived health Social Economic Class 'Objective' socio-economic status