Is Insecurity Worse for Well-Being in Turbulent Times? Mental Health in Context.

Abstract

Using General Social Survey data, we examine whether any association between job insecurity and well-being is contingent on economic climate (comparing those interviewed in turbulent 2010 vs. pre-recessionary 2006), as well as income and gender. We find respondents with higher levels of job insecurity in 2010 reported lower levels of happiness compared to… (More)

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@article{Lam2014IsIW, title={Is Insecurity Worse for Well-Being in Turbulent Times? Mental Health in Context.}, author={Jack Lam and Wen Fan and Phyllis Moen}, journal={Society and mental health}, year={2014}, volume={4 1}, pages={55-73} }