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Studies

Helliwell & Huang (2008): study CA 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H.
Title:
Well-Being and Trust in the Workplace.
Source:
NBER Working Paper No 14589, 2008, Cambridge, USA

Investigation

Public:
Working population, Canada, 2002 - 2003
Survey name:
ESC 2002-2003 (2nd wave)
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2523
Non Response:
Assessment:

not reported

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   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
8
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:
7.95 7.72
SD:
1.63 1.81

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Personal income Personal income Trust in management Satisfaction with management
Relation with superiors
Self-perceived health status Self-perceived health Male Sex (male vs female) Age group Current age (in years) Marital Status MARRIAGE: CURRENT MARITAL STATUS Education Level of school-education Contacts with family member outside household Contacts with relatives Contacts with friends Current contacts with friends Contacts with neighbours Current contacts Number of membership or extent of activity Trust in general Current trust Trust in neighbours Trust in people Trust or confidence in police Trust in institutions Importance of religion Attitudes to religion Frequency of attending religious services Participation in church Job: Requires skill Skill level of work Job: Has variety of tasks Variety of work Job: Have enough time Time-pressure at work Job: Free of conflicting demands Strain at work Job: Makes own decision Self-direction at work Union member Union member