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Life Satisfaction, Occupation and Gender

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Abstract

This study aims to understand the impacts of wages and occupational prestige on life satisfaction among wage workers by occupation and gender in South Korea using data from the Korea Labor and Income Panel Study (KLIPS) and analyzing it with a fixed effects ordered logit analysis. The results show that wage positively affects life satisfaction for both male and female workers but that it matters more for women. The effects are also different by occupation. Wage is more significant in the life satisfaction of male managers and clerks. Regarding prestige, it has no significant impact on the life satisfaction of male workers, but it affects female workers. By occupation, it matters more for managers, professionals, and semi-professionals but for clerks, it does not affect much among male employees. On the other hand, it dominates all occupations among female workers, so the differences in life satisfaction by occupation amongst women can be said to be mainly due to occupational prestige.

Issue Date
2020-03
Publisher
서울대학교 사회발전연구소
Keywords(Author)
gender; life satisfaction; occupational prestige; wage
URL
https://www.kci.go.kr/kciportal/ci/sereArticleSearch/ciSereArtiView.kci?sereArticleSearchBean.artiId=ART002577895
DOI
10.21588/jas/2020.49.1.003
Journal Title
Journal of Asian Sociology
Start Page
57
End Page
74
ISSN
2671-4574
Language
English
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