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Table 2 Balancing test for the estimation of treatment effects a,b

From: Short-term training programs for immigrants in the German welfare system: do effects differ from natives and why?

   p >.1 p >.05 p >.01 #
Aptitude tests
Quarter 1 Natives 28 31 35 37
  Immigrants 66 70 72 74
Quarter 2 Natives 50 54 56 58
  Immigrants 36 36 38 40
Quarter 3 Natives 36 37 38 38
  Immigrants 66 67 68 74
Quarter 4 Natives 30 31 33 35
  Immigrants 45 48 53 55
Job search training
Quarter 1 Natives 58 61 63 65
  Immigrants 51 54 59 66
Quarter 2 Natives 41 42 45 46
  Immigrants 73 74 77 80
Quarter 3 Natives 23 24 24 26
  Immigrants / / / /
Quarter 4 Natives / / / /
  Immigrants / / / /
Skill provision
Quarter 1 Natives 48 51 52 54
  Immigrants 55 55 60 62
Quarter 2 Natives 33 36 37 42
  Immigrants 34 35 37 39
Quarter 3 Natives 57 58 61 68
  Immigrants 32 32 32 33
Quarter 4 Natives 45 49 52 55
  Immigrants 53 56 58 59
Combined training programs
Quarter 1 Natives 51 55 56 62
  Immigrants 76 77 80 83
Quarter 2 Natives 50 53 54 57
  Immigrants 43 43 44 44
Quarter 3 Natives 34 36 37 38
  Immigrants 27 28 28 31
Quarter 4 Natives 36 36 38 39
  Immigrants / / / /
  1. aFigures denote number of regressors for which the balancing test was passed on the respective significance level indicated by column. The number of regressors included in the respective propensity score specification is presented in column #.
  2. b/ indicates that the number of treated individuals in the respective cell was too low to estimate treatment effects.