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Studies

Mencarini & Sironi (2012): study ZZ Europe 2004 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Mencarini, L.; Sironi, M.
Title:
Happiness, Housework and Gender Inequality in Europe.
Source:
Online Publication - European Sociology Review, 2010, 1 - 18

Investigation

Public:
20-50 aged partnered women, 26 EU nations, 2004
Survey name:
EU-ESS 2: 2004
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 8031
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are?
0  extremely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely happy
-    don't know
-    no answer
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
5

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Female's share of household work >=75% Division of household-work Country median female share of household work Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation Female share in household work larger than country's median Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation Age Current age (in years) Church attendance Participation in church Subjective general health Global health rating Number of children in household Living with children Unpaid help Household help
Current social support received
High income Relative income Hours worked per week Work hours Female labor participation rate Hedonic values in nation Global gender gap Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation