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Table 10 Robustness check: family ties

From: Skills or culture? An analysis of the decision to work by immigrant women in Italy

  [1] [2] [3]
  Activity rate Employment rate Reservation wages (1)
    Percentage difference with respect to the CEEC group:
Central and Eastern European Countries 60.8 45.4  
Central or Southern America 72.1 65.7 -0.0126
(0.0128)
Near East and North Africa 24.7 19.9 -0.0234**
(0.00986)
Sub-Saharan Africa 51.7 44.3 0.0248**
(0.0110)
East Asia 66.6 60.1 0.0108
(0.0133)
Central Asia 24.5 16.0 -0.0438***
(0.0130)
No. Obs. 1,753
  1. Source: Authors’ calculations on ISMU dataset.
  2. (1) Percentage differences in computed reservation wages. Stars show significance levels, *** up to 1 per cent, ** between 1 per cent and 5 per cent, * between 5 per cent and 10 per cent. Mean differences are weighted according to the sample design.