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Studies

Schaubert (2015): study DE West Germany 1984

Publication

Author(s):
Schaubert, M.
Title:
Career, Private Life, and Well-Being among College educated West German Women.
Source:
Theorie und Politik - Session: Men and Women in the Workplace, 2015, No. G18-V3, 1 - 36

Investigation

Public:
25- 54 aged high educated women, West Germany, followed 25 years 1984-2012
Survey name:
DE-Combination SOEP, Pairfam, Welfare Sysyems
Sample:
Varied Probability
Respondents:
N = 13713
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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:
5

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Career-family combination: 'Have it all' Children in the household
Working mother
Married state (compared to non-married states)
Relative to income of similar people
Role number
Current performance
Emancipated life style
Career-family combination: 'Get it all' Actually got children later (follow-up)
Change in income level
Recent entering of marriage
Change in roles
New roles
Role number
Current performance
Emancipated life style