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Table 6 Reservation wage differences across nationalities (baseline sample)

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 79.8 69.9  
Central or Southern America 85.3 73.4 0.029***
(0.006)
Near East and North Africa 47.0 40.5 -0.096***
(0.007)
Sub-Saharan Africa 76.4 66.6 -0.003
(0.007)
East Asia 76.9 71.2 0.045***
(0.009)
Central Asia 35.1 27.5 -0.143***
(0.011)
No. Obs. 10,459
  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.