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Studies

Shamir (1985): study IL 1983 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Shamir, B.
Title:
Sex Differences in Psychological Adjustment to Unemployment and Reemployment: A Question of Commitment, Alternatives or Finance?
Source:
Social Problems, 1985, Vol. 33, 67 - 79

Investigation

Public:
27-47 aged academics, unemployed and reemployed, Israel, 1983
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 432
Non Response:
61,5 %
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"On the whole, how is your general mood these days....?"
1  bad almost all the time
2  
3
4
5  good almost all the time"
Classification:
A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
General morale
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:
3.60 6.40
SD:
0.94

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment status Getting (re)employed
Falling unemployed
Unemployed involuntary
Male sex Sex (male vs female)