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Table 7 Fixed-effects OLS estimates for return intention dummy variable

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

Dependent variable: return intention dummy variable
  Specification 1 Specification 2 Specification 4 Specification 5
Log(PPP) -0.120 0.594*** -0.278 -0.435
  [0.330] [0.091] [0.283] [0.241]
Log(PPP) * age 0.021   0.022* 0.022**
  [0.011]   [0.007] [0.006]
Log(PPP) * dur. of res. -0.048* -0.032*** -0.051** -0.047***
  [0.015] [0.004] [0.009] [0.008]
Wage ratio -0.227 -0.038 -0.178 -0.370
  [0.330] [0.226] [0.337] [0.406]
Wage ratio * age -0.002 0.000 0.002 0.003
  [0.019] [0.005] [0.015] [0.015]
Wage ratio * dur. of res. 0.013   -0.002 -0.002
  [0.029]   [0.026] [0.022]
Dur. of residence -0.012 -0.008 -0.072*** -0.075***
  [0.012] [0.006] [0.008] [0.006]
Age * dur. of residence 0.000 0.000 0.000** 0.000***
  [0.000] [0.000] [0.000] [0.000]
Married 0.055* 0.051* 0.060** 0.059*
  [0.019] [0.018] [0.019] [0.019]
Home country growth rate     -0.062**
     [0.012]
Home country growth rate * age     0.000***
     [0.000]
Home country growth rate * dur. of res.     0.002**
     [0.000]
Year dummies No No Yes Yes
Observations 7.154 7.154 7.154 7.154
Number of people 827 827 827 827
R-squared 0.042 0.041 0.050 0.052
  1. Notes: Standard errors 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%.