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Table 2 Fixed-effects OLS estimates for intended migration duration

From: Source country characteristics and immigrants’ optimal migration duration decision

Dependent variable: intented migration duration
  Specification 1 Specification 2 Specification 4 Specification 5
Log(PPP) -6.146 -25.378*** 5.020 9.518
  [11.295] [4.176] [11.571] [9.888]
Log(PPP) * age -0.595   -0.630* -0.664**
  [0.293]   [0.236] [0.192]
Log(PPP) * dur. of res. 1.547** 1.075*** 1.473** 1.466**
  [0.368] [0.178] [0.426] [0.420]
Wage ratio -7.267 -14.248 -6.354 -2.317
  [9.344] [12.024] [14.064] [16.749]
Wage ratio * age 0.017 0.100 -0.068 -0.142
  [0.303] [0.268] [0.244] [0.320]
Wage ratio * dur. of res. -0.114   0.440 0.542
  [0.556]   [0.903] [0.777]
Dur. of residence 2.748** 2.712*** 3.533*** 3.830***
  [0.553] [0.322] [0.240] [0.384]
Age * dur. of residence -0.031** -0.032*** -0.032*** -0.034***
  [0.005] [0.003] [0.005] [0.005]
Married -2.587** -2.477** -2.615** -2.623*
  [0.713] [0.694] [0.821] [0.829]
Home country growth rate     2.101
     [0.988]
Home country growth rate * age     -0.029
     [0.014]
Home country growth rate * dur. of res.     -0.021
     [0.009]
Year dummies No No Yes Yes
Observations 6,099 6,099 6,099 6,099
Number of people 813 813 813 813
R-squared 0.186 0.187 0.195 0.196
  1. Notes: Standard errrs are adjusted for clustering at the level of country of origin. Macro variables are three-year moving averages. Robust standard errors in brackets; * significant at 10%; ** significant at 5%; *** significant at 1%.