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Table 8 Reservation wage differentials across years since migration (baseline sample)

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

  [1] [2] [3] [4]
  Less than 3 years 3 to 5 years 5 to 8 years More than 8 years
Percentage difference with respect to the CEEC group:     
Central or Southern America 0.017 0.008 0.015 0.030**
(0.017) (0.013) (0.013) (0.015)
Near East and North Africa -0.063*** -0.064*** -0.120*** -0.064***
(0.016) (0.013) (0.012) (0.015)
Sub-Saharan Africa 0.030 -0.040*** -0.045*** 0.061***
(0.019) (0.015) (0.013) (0.015)
East Asia -0.029 0.010 -0.022 0.008
(0.021) (0.016) (0.015) (0.015)
Central Asia -0.071*** -0.171*** -0.159*** -0.104***
(0.020) (0.019) (0.022) (0.024)
No. Obs. 1901 2601 2855 3102
  1. Source: Authors’ calculations on ISMU dataset.
  2. 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.