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Studies

Mendolia (2014): study GB 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Mendolia, S.
Title:
Maternal Working Hours and the Well-Being of Adolescent Children.
Source:
Working Paper for the School of Acounting Economics and Finance, 2014, no. 01, Wollongong, Australia

Investigation

Public:
Children living with working mothers, UK, followed 12 years 1994 - 2006
Survey name:
UK-BHPS combined waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 9092
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Can you describe how you feel about your life?
7  completely happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  completely unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Maternal working hours Change in income level Age of child or mother Age difference among young people
Age of parents
Household non-labour income Type of income Number of children in household Number of siblings
Living with children
Education of mother Parents education Mother is a smoker Smoking of parents Single mother Single parent