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Studies

Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2003

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:
Workers, Canada, ,2003
Survey name:
CN-GSS 2003
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 9949
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Not reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self rating on single question:

Please rate your feelings about .. Using this 1 to 10 scale
.. Your life as a whole right now
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mastery scale, with income effect subtracted Inner locus of control Job satisfaction, with income effect subtracted Satisfaction with work itself Log of total household income Household income Log of average household income in census tract Income level in vinicity Self-percieved health status Self-perceived health Gender: male Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states)
Married vs widowed
Married vs divorced
Married vs separated
Formally-married vs living-as-married
Education Level of school-education Contacts Contacts with relatives
Current contacts with friends
Social contacts in vinicity
Number of memberships Current organizational participation Trust Trust in local society
Trusting
Importance of religion Concern about religion Frequency of attending religious services Participation in church Immigrant Ever migrated or not Ethnic status Ethnic status in Canada Living in non-tracted area Region in Canada
Population density in region
Current local geographical conditions