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Studies

Rudolf & Cho (2011): study KR 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Rudolf, R.; Cho, S.Y.
Title:
The Gender-Specific Effect of Working Hours on Family Happiness in South Korea.
Source:
Courant Research Centre, Discussion Papers no. 77, 2011, Göttingen, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Working aged, South-Korea, followed 10 years 1998-2008
Survey name:
KR-KLIPS combined waves
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 25461
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Considering the whole situation: how satisfied are you about your daily life?
1  very unsatisfied
2  unsatisfied
3  neither unsatisfied, nor satisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied

Numbering reversed in original (very unsatisfied '5', very satisfied '1')
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-e
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
5
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.20 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Working hours Full-time home maker
Working hours in nation
Trend life satisfaction Trend average happiness in age groups Log per-capita income Change in income Log of regional per-capita income Change income level in vicinity Own house House owned or rented
Change from rent to owner
Number of elderly in household Number of persons in household
Characteristics of household-members
Change in households composition
Dependent children in household Characteristics of household-members
Change in households composition
Wive's working hours Work hours of spouse Husband's working hours Work hours of spouse