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Studies

Dräger (2015): study DE 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Dräger, V.
Title:
Do Employment Protection Reforms Affect Well-Being?
Source:
IZA Discussion Paper, 2015, No. 9114, 1 - 44, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Employees, Germany, followed 6 years,1995-2001
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 4120
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:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
12
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:
7.08
SD:
1.66

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment protection legislation reform Job protection in nation
Security of job
Change in work-conditions