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Studies

Muffels & Kemperman (2011): study XZ Germany West 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Muffels, R.; Kemperman, B.
Title:
Does a Better Job Match Make Women Happier? Work Orientations, Work-Care Choices and Subjective Well-Being in Germany.
Source:
SOEP Paper No. 361, 2011, DIW, Berlin, Germany

Investigation

Public:
20-55 aged, women, Germany, 1984-2007
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 90297
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
31
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:
7.00 7.00
SD:
1.82 1.82

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Traits Extraverted
Conscientious
Agreeable
Neurotic
Open
Hours match Load of work
Preferred work-conditions
Fit between actual and desired time-use
Work-care combinations Time spent on work and care Work orientations Object of life-goals
Current want for children
Current motivation to work
Birth cohort Generation