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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 =
Non Response
61,5 %
Assessment
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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

Correlational Findings

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