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Haindorfer (2019): study ZZ Eastern Europe 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Haindorfer, R.
Title:
Lebenszufriedenheit und Pendelerfolg. Ost-West-Pendelnde aus Tschechien, Slowakei und Ungarn in Österreich
Source:
Springer, 2019, Wiesbaden, Germany

Investigation

Public:
21-65 aged, commuters from Slowakia, Tsjechia and Hungary, 2012-2013
Survey name:
AT TRANSLAB survey 2012-2013
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 2687
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1 extremely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-af
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Commuters only.
Page in publication:
139-140
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.44
SD:
1.84

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Across border commuting Cross border commuting Good working climate Relations with colleagues Gross monthly income in euro's Personal income Personal wealth development Change in possessions Job related health risks Safety at work Job security Security of job Commuting time in minutes (+squared) Time spend commuting Formal education level Level of school-education Knowledge of the German language Problems with the language Self-perceived health Self-perceived health Feeling of identity Current identification with nation Work-family balance Work-life balance
Work-life balance
Conflict between demand of work and home
Marital status: single Non-married states (compared mutually) Having no children CHILDREN: HAVING (parental status) Frequency contact w. other commuters/friends Visits to friends
Frequency of intimate contacts
Frequency contact w. Austrian friends Frequency of intimate contacts Ethnic discrimination Perceived occurrence of ethnic discrimination Number of cross-border commuters among family and friends Characteristics of intimate-network Enough leisure time Current leisure time Possibility for upward mobility at work Expected mobility Possibility to realize own ideas at work Attitudes to current occupation Flexible work contract (vs. tenure contract) Security of job
Tenure (vs flex contracts)
Region of origin (Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary) Current nation of residence Gender Sex (male vs female) Age and age squared Current age (in years) Years work experience in Austria Years in occupation Kind of employment Current employment arrangement Type of business Branche Company size Size of one's enterprise Ethnic differentiation Ethnic diversity in environment Commuting frequency Commuting to work Employment status before current job Earlierr employment arrangements