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Studies

Kesavayuth & Zikos (2016): study GB 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Kesavayuth, D.; Zikos, V.
Title:
Does Well-Being Help You With Unemployment?
Source:
MPRA Paper, 2016, No. 71918, 1 - 33

Investigation

Public
20-59 aged, UK, followed 5 years, 2009-2014
Survey name
UK-HLS combined waves
Sample
Probability stratified sample
Respondents
N = 17571
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
6
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.05 6.75
SD:
1.48 2.46

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Unemployment propensity Later (un)employment Unemployment entry Became unemployed later Unemployment exit Later (un)employment Working or unemployed Earlier unemployment
Earlier employment