Job Satisfaction and Family Happiness: The Part-Time Work Puzzle

@article{Booth2007JobSA,
  title={Job Satisfaction and Family Happiness: The Part-Time Work Puzzle},
  author={Alison Booth and Jan C. van Ours},
  journal={Labor: Demographics \& Economics of the Family},
  year={2007}
}
Using fixed effects ordered logit estimation, we investigate the relationship between part-time work and working hours satisfaction; job satisfaction; and life satisfaction. We account for interdependence within the family using data on partnered men and women from the British Household Panel Survey. We find that men have the highest hours-of-work satisfaction if they work full-time without overtime hours but neither their job satisfaction nor their life satisfaction are affected by how many… 
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