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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:
Selfreport 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
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.20

Correlational Findings

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