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Table 8 Impacts of PPP and wage ratio on return intention dummy variable

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 Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE
20 0.306 0.136 0.594 0.091 *** 0.166 0.151 0.003 0.118
25 0.412 0.109 ** 0.594 0.091 *** 0.277 0.123 0.112 0.088
30 0.518 0.109 ** 0.594 0.091 *** 0.388 0.100 ** 0.222 0.058 **
35 0.625 0.134 ** 0.594 0.091 *** 0.499 0.088 ** 0.331 0.030 ***
40 0.731 0.175 ** 0.594 0.091 *** 0.610 0.089 *** 0.441 0.019 ***
45 0.838 0.223 ** 0.594 0.091 *** 0.721 0.105 *** 0.550 0.041 ***
Duration of residence = 20
Age Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE
40 -0.219 0.146 -0.050 0.053 -0.410 0.192 -0.509 0.145 **
45 -0.113 0.093 -0.050 0.053 -0.299 0.168 -0.399 0.119 **
50 -0.007 0.049 -0.050 0.053 -0.188 0.148 -0.290 0.097 *
55 0.100 0.050 -0.050 0.053 -0.077 0.135 -0.180 0.081
60 0.206 0.095 -0.050 0.053 0.034 0.132 -0.071 0.076
65 0.313 0.148 -0.050 0.053 0.145 0.138 0.039 0.082
 (B) Effect of wage ratio
  Specification 1 Specification 2 Specification 4 Specification 5
Duration of residence = 0
Age Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE
20 -0.262 0.155 -0.035 0.122 -0.133 0.199 -0.303 0.204
25 -0.271 0.219 -0.034 0.097 -0.121 0.221 -0.287 0.197
30 -0.280 0.300 -0.034 0.075 -0.110 0.263 -0.270 0.217
35 -0.288 0.387 -0.033 0.056 -0.098 0.317 -0.253 0.259
40 -0.297 0.477 -0.032 0.048 -0.087 0.379 -0.237 0.313
45 -0.306 0.569 -0.031 0.053 -0.075 0.444 -0.220 0.375
Duration of residence = 20
Age Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE
40 -0.042 0.112 -0.032 0.048 -0.120 0.198 -0.276 0.132
45 -0.051 0.041 -0.031 0.053 -0.108 0.193 -0.260 0.107 *
50 -0.059 0.094 -0.031 0.069 -0.097 0.215 -0.243 0.129
55 -0.068 0.184 -0.030 0.091 -0.085 0.257 -0.226 0.182
60 -0.077 0.278 -0.029 0.115 -0.074 0.312 -0.210 0.246
65 -0.086 0.372 -0.029 0.140 -0.063 0.373 -0.193 0.316
  1. Notes : Estimates are based on those for specification 1 in Table A1. A t(3) distribution is used in forming the significance levels. *** significant at 1 percent level, ** at 5 percent level, * at 10 percent level.