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Table 9 Robustness check: family reunification visa

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 54.4 42.8  
Central or Southern America 68.1 55.3 0.067***
(0.023)
Near East and North Africa 27.0 22.6 0.015
(0.016)
Sub-Saharan Africa 52.8 47.5 0.025
(0.020)
East Asia 53.0 50.5 -0.025
(0.021)
Central Asia 28.6 16.5 -0.063***
(0.022)
No. Obs. 2,408
  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.