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Studies

Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2002 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H.
Title:
How's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace.
Source:
ILR Review, 2010, Vol 63. Canada

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Canada, 2002-2003
Survey name:
ESC 2002-2003 (2nd wave)
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1862
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   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:
223

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Personal income Personal income Family members' income Household income Log of average household income in census tract Average income in nation Job: makes own decisions Self-direction at work Job: requires skill Challenge of work Job: has enough time Time-pressure at work Job: Free of conflicting demands Demands in work Job: has variety of tasks Variety of work Job: Trust in management, or in co-workers Leadership of boss Self-perceived health Self-perceived health Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Married (vs. never married) Married vs never married As if married (vs. never married) Living-as-married vs never married Divorced (vs. never married) Vs divorced Separated (vs. never married) Vs separated Widowed (vs. never married) Vs widowed Education Level of school-education Job satisfaction (income effect subtracted) Current satisfaction with work Contact with family members outside household Contacts with relatives Contact with friends Current contacts with friends Contact with neighboors Social contacts in vinicity Trust in police/confidence in police Satisfaction with local police Importance of religion Religious (vs not) Frequency of attending religious services Current religious practices