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Studies

Hoogendoorn (2017): study NL 2013

Publication

Author(s):
Hoogendoorn, C.
Title:
Somewhat happily unemployed? A Comparison of the Feelings and Time-Use Reported by the Employed and Unemployed Respondents Participating in a Dutch DRM Survey
Source:
MSc thesis, 2017, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
15-64 aged, users selfhelp website, Netherlands, 2013
Survey name:
NL-GeluksWijzer
Sample:
Non-probability self-selected
Respondents:
N = 1869
Non Response:
Assessment:
Diary

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on a) activities of the previous day and b) how one had felt during these activities (DRM)

How did you feel during that activity?
10 happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0   unhappy
All numbers presented with faces

Computation: Average happiness over all activities/time
Classification:
A-AA-yd-mqr-fn-11-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Average happiness during activiteis weighed by the proportion of time spend on these.

Population mean computed by WDH-team from group averages in Table E
Page in publication:
18
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.90

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Unemployment; saddening effect Unemployed involuntary Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Education VALUE DEVELOPMENT Living situation Current household-composition Family income Household income Combined effects Socio-demographic factors only