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Studies

Fritsch et al. (2018): study ZZ Europe 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Fritsch, M.; Sorgner, A.; Wyrwich, M.
Title:
Self-Employment and Well-Being Across Institutional Contexts
Source:
JENA Economic Research Papers, 2018, Nr. 5, 1 - 43

Investigation

Public:
18+aged,working people, 32 European countries, 2013
Survey name:
EU SILC 2013
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 161127
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  not at all satisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cb
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
9, 41
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:
7.29

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Firm size Size of one's enterprise
Number of subordinates
Self-employed Self employed Age Current age (in years) Male sexe Sex (male vs female) Marriage status Married state (compared to non-married states) Health status Global health rating Entrepreneurial climate Entrepreneurial climate in nation Type of economy Socio-economic regime in the nation Education Level of school-education Working hours Work hours job change since last years income