Exercises

  1. One ESS variable, ‘Doing last 7 days’, has already been coded as a set of dummy variables. Select the British sample and choose one activity as a reference category (for example, paid work) and use this set of dummies as the independent variable in a regression analysis with ‘How happy are you’ as the dependent variable.
  2. Recode ‘Legal marital status’ as a set of dummies and use this set as an independent variable in a regression analysis with ‘How happy are you’ as the dependent variable. Use the above-mentioned criteria when you choose the reference category.
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