Fiorillo, Damiano and Nappo, Nunzia (2011): Job satisfaction in Italy: individual characteristics and social relations.
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This paper investigates the determinants of job satisfaction in Italy with particular emphasis on social relations. Our econometric analysis is based on four waves (1993, 1995, 1998 and 2000) of the Multipurpose Household Survey conducted annually by the Italian Central Statistics Office. The results of ordered probit regressions and robustness tests show that volunteering and meetings with friends are significantly and positively correlated with job satisfaction, with religious participation playing the biggest role. Our findings also show that meetings with friends increase job satisfaction through self-perceived health.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Job satisfaction in Italy: individual characteristics and social relations|
|English Title:||Job satisfaction in Italy: individual characteristics and social relations|
|Keywords:||Job satisfaction, social relations, social capital, health, statistical matching, Italy|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J28 - Safety ; Job Satisfaction ; Related Public Policy
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C31 - Cross-Sectional Models ; Spatial Models ; Treatment Effect Models ; Quantile Regressions ; Social Interaction Models
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
|Depositing User:||Damiano Fiorillo|
|Date Deposited:||26. May 2011 15:02|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 14:31|
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