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Studies

Gash et al. (2010): study GB 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Gash, V.; Mertens, A.; Romeu Gordo, L.
Title:
Women between Part-Time and Full-Time Work: The Influence of Changing Hours of Work on Happiness and Life Satisfaction.
Source:
Working paper SOEP no. 268, DIW, 2010, Berlin, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Married women aged 20-59, United Kingdom, followed 10 years, 1996-2006,
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 22928
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
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Calculated Mean
Page in publication:
14-30
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.32

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment status Current employment status
Full-time vs part-time
Earlier (un)employment
Out of workforce
Change in employment status Change in employment
Change from/to full-time homemaker