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Table 7 1990 Firm determinants of immigrant concentration, 1993-1997

From: Do high-skill immigrants raise productivity? Evidence from Israeli manufacturing firms, 1990-1999

  Share immigrants in 1993 Share immigrants in 1997 Share immigrants in 1993
  All available firms All available firms All firms in 1997 sample
Number employed: 10-24 0.009 (0.014) 0.001 (0.013) 0.008 (0.053) -0.006 (0.057) 0.051 (.044) 0.024 (0.044)
Number employed: 25-49 0.039** (0.152) 0.028* (0.015) -0.006 (0.042) -0.017 (0.055) 0.127** (0.044) 0.089** (0.041)
Number employed: 50-99 0.034** (0.015) 0.022 (0.015) -0.045 (0.044) -0.048 (0.050) 0.062 (0.042) 0.040 (0.041)
Number employed: 100+ 0.011 (0.015) -0.002 (0.015) -0.010 (0.047) -0.037 (0.049) 0.025 (0.040) -0.006 (0.038)
Log (K/L) 0.032* (0.009) 0.022** (0.008) 0.047 (0.027) 0.056* (0.029) 0.015 (0.013) 0.014 (0.013)
Log Wage -0.052** (0.018) -0.044** (0.016) 0.131** (0.055) 0.086** (0.042) -0.053* (0.031) -0.038 (0.030)
Log value added per worker 0.014 (0.015) 0.019 (0.013) -0.158** (0.062) -0.140** (0.054) 0.019 (0.021) 0.015 (0.021)
Output share in 3-digit industry -0.131** (0.065) -0.129* (0.066) -0.246** (0.149) -0.161 (0.136) -0.056 (0.064) -0.081 (0.066)
Three-firm concentration index (3-digit industry) 0.078** (0.037) 0.081** (0.039) -0.020 (0.114) 0.061 (0.121) -0.034 (0.050) 0.07 (0.055)
Output share × Concentration index -0.216** (0.096) -0.206** (0.101) 0.06 (0.218) 0.143 (0.221) -0.088 (0.086) -0.116 (0.085)
Import penetration index (3-digit industry) 0.099** (0.038) 0.119** (0.045) 0.264** (0.135) 0.364** (0.132) 0.015 (0.057) 0.021 (0.059)
Avg. years of schooling in 3-digit industry -0.021** (0.008) -0.017 (0.011) 0.013 (0.022) 0.042 (0.030) -0.014 (0.011) 0.001 (0.017)
High tech 0.047 (0.029) - 0.011 (0.087) - 0.009 (0.043) -
Medium-high tech 0.041* (0.022) - 0.029 (0.066) - 0.020 (0.032) -
Medium-low tech 0.061** (0.014) - 0.153** (0.052) - 0.020 (0.027) -
Any R&D 0.000 (0.014) 0.00 (0.014) -0.026 (0.031) -0.024 (0.033) 0.004 (0.021) -0.008 (0.021)
Region dummies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2- digit industry dummies No Yes No Yes No Yes
N 1704 1704 616 616 609 609
R2 0.107 0.198 0.358 0.475 0.140 0.234
  1. Note: Entries in the table represent weighted least squares coefficients, where the weights are the CBS sampling weights. Robust standard errors in parentheses.
  2. *: Statistically different from 0 at the 10% level.
  3. **: Statistically different from 0 at the 5% level.