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Studies

Mangiavacchi & Rapallini (2009): study IT 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Mangiavacchi, L.; Rapallini, C.
Title:
Life Satisfaction and Household Production in a Collective Model: Evidence from Italy.
Source:
ECINEQ Working Paper 2009-127, 2009, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Investigation

Public:
Dual earner couples, Italy, 2002-2003
Survey name:
US-Time Use Survey (TUS)
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 4673
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

By bearing in mind the last 12 months, are you on the whole satisfied or dissatisfied with your present life?
4  fully satisfied
3  rather satisfied
2  less than satisfied
1  not satisfied at all
-  no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-i
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Male reply:      M=2.912 SD=0.542
Female reply: M=2.903 SD=0.546
Page in publication:
11-12
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.91 -
SD:
0.54 -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Hourly wage of female partner Income of spouse
Hourly pay (vs salary)
Gender difference hourly wage Difference in earnings of partners
Relative to income of spouse
Gender equality at work
Non labour income (household) Household income
Type of income
Hours of domestic work Time spend on household-work
Division of household-work
Shared activities of partners
Age difference partners Difference in age partners Female higher educated than male (dummy) Education of spouse Household has domestic help and baby-sitter Household help Number of children Number of children
Age of children