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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, WestGermany, followed 1984-2012
Survey name:
DE-Combination SOEP, Pairfam, Welfare Sysyems
Sample:
Varied Probability
Respondents:
N = 13713
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple methods

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:
5

Correlational Findings

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