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Studies

Pichler (2009): study ZZ Europe 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Pichler, F.
Title:
Determinants of Work-Life Balance: Shortcomings in the Contemporary Measurement of WLB in Large-Scale Surveys.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 92, 449 - 469

Investigation

Public
Employed in paid work, 26 European nations, 2004-05
Sample
Probability stratified sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
not reported
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
0  extremely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
-    don't know
-   no answer
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd
Author's label:
life-satisfaction
Page in publication:
463, 464
Full text:
Self report 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:
463

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Work-Life Balance (WLB) Perceived conflict between work and home life Subjective health Current general health status Emotional well-being Feeling cheerful (vs gloomy) Life Satisfaction O-HL by O-SL