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Table 3 Impacts of PPP and wage ratio on intended migration duration at arrival

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

 (A) Effect of log(PPP)  
  Specification 1 Specification 2 Specification 4 Specification 5
Duration of residence = 0
Age Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE
20 -18.048 5.705 * -25.378 4.176 *** -7.584 7.115 -3.765 6.858
25 -21.024 4.419 ** -25.378 4.176 *** -10.735 6.066 -7.086 6.241
30 -23.999 3.286 *** -25.378 4.176 *** -13.886 5.075 * -10.407 5.720
35 -26.975 2.523 *** -25.378 4.176 *** -17.038 4.184 ** -13.728 5.322 *
40 -29.950 2.495 *** -25.378 4.176 *** -20.189 3.471 ** -17.049 5.077 **
45 -32.926 3.222 *** -25.378 4.176 *** -23.340 3.064 *** -20.369 5.007 **
Duration of residence = 20
Age Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE
40 0.983 5.788 -3.871 3.062 9.277 8.539 12.270 6.317
45 -1.993 4.381 -3.871 3.062 6.126 7.498 8.949 5.416
50 -4.968 3.029 -3.871 3.062 2.975 6.505 8.949 5.416
55 -7.944 1.860 ** -3.871 3.062 -0.177 5.585 2.308 3.702
60 -10.919 1.427 *** -3.871 3.062 -3.328 4.782 -1.013 2.942
65 -13.895 2.215 *** -3.871 3.062 -6.479 4.164 -4.334 2.334
 B) Effect of wage ratio  
  Specification 1 Specification 2 Specification 4 Specification 5
Duration of residence = 0
Age Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE
20 -6.928 7.020 -12.247 6.682 -7.705 12.342 -5.167 13.375
25 -6.843 7.160 -11.747 5.355 -8.043 12.182 -5.879 12.895
30 -6.758 7.606 -11.247 4.039 * -8.381 12.144 -6.591 12.601
35 -6.673 8.309 -10.747 2.748 ** -8.719 12.229 -7.304 12.507
40 -6.589 9.210 -10.246 1.547 *** -9.057 12.433 -8.016 12.616
45 -6.504 10.257 -9.746 0.915 *** -9.395 12.752 -8.728 12.925
Duration of residence = 20
Age Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE Coef. SE
40 -8.875 2.063 ** -10.246 1.547 *** -0.262 5.729 2.817 3.240
45 -8.790 0.988 *** -9.746 0.915 *** -0.600 5.600 2.105 2.743
50 -8.706 1.515 ** -9.246 1.698 ** -0.938 5.734 1.393 3.111
55 -8.621 2.865 ** -8.746 2.921 * -1.276 6.114 0.680 4.117
60 -8.536 4.327 -8.246 4.217 -1.614 6.698 -0.032 5.416
65 -8.451 5.817 -7.745 5.536 -1.952 7.439 -0.744 6.845
  1. Notes : Estimates are based on the parameters given in Table 2. A t(3) distribution is used in forming the significance levels. *** significant at 1 percent level, ** at 5 percent level, * at 10 percent level.