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Studies

Zoch et al. (2021): study DE 2020

Publication

Author(s):
Zoch, G.; Bächmann, A.C.; Vicari, B.
Title:
Gender Differences in Reduced Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic - the Role of Working Conditions
Source:
IAB Discussion Paper, 2021, Nr. 4, Institute for Employment Research, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Working population, Germany, during first months of corona pandemic, 2020
Survey name:
DE-NEPS (National Education Panel Study)
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3870
Non Response:
Assessment:

not reported

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you currently with your life in general.
10 completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-g
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
mean value during corona, whole sample
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.26 7.26
SD:
1.58 1.58

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with work Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Satisfaction with family Satisfaction with family life Female Sex (male vs female) Father/Mother Children in the household Pre-corona satisfaction Recent happiness (< 1 year ago) Short-time work Full-time vs part-time Working hours - Change in work hours Working hours + Change in work-conditions System-relevant occupation Social prestige of occupation
System relevance of occupation
Remote work Works at home Self-employed Self employed Income reduced in crisis Change in income level Change in satisfaction with life during corona Covid pandemic 2020-2022