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Table 2 OLS regressions

From: Trust of second-generation immigrants: intergenerational transmission or cultural assimilation?

  (1) (2) (3)
Trust in the home country 0.708*** 0.411*** 0.568***
  (0.094) (0.107) (0.125)
Australia X trust in the home country −0.539*** −0.167 −0.290*
  (0.125) (0.136) (0.158)
Country: 0 = US, 1 = Australia 0.604*** 0.728*** 0.652***
  (0.092) (0.133) (0.172)
R-squared 0.084 0.118 0.120
Observations 9,954 9,954 9,954
Time fixed effects Yes Yes Yes
Age and age squared Yes Yes Yes
Other individual controls No Yes Yes
Home-country characteristics No No Yes
  1. Levels of significance: *: 10% **: 5% ***: 1%
  2. Sample: second-generation immigrants residing in the United States or in Australia.
  3. Note: standard errors (clustered at the individual level) in parentheses. The additional individual controls are: gender, education levels, marital status, number of children, labour force status, urban or rural residence, region of residence, an indicator for whether both parents are immigrants from different countries, and an indicator for whether they are from the same country. Home-country characteristics are GDP growth, GDP per capita, unemployment rate, and democracy level. Controls are also interacted with an indicator for Australia.
  4. Source: HILDA 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 and GSS 1978–2010.
  5. Dependent variable: Most people can be trusted (0: No; 1: Yes).