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Table 3 Share higher education as a function of share foreign labor force

From: How skilled immigration may improve economic equality

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Upper secondary and higher Post-secondary and higher
OLS OLS Random effects OLS OLS Random effects
Share of foreign labor force 0.91** 1.14** 0.65** 2.62** 2.88** 1.43**
(0.29) (0.30) (0.23) (0.33) (0.43) (0.42)
Share of population 15-64 years of age   1.99 -0.16   1.85 -0.16
  (1.57) (0.46)   (1.77) (0.86)
Government size   1.79** -0.57**   1.38* -1.58**
  (0.56) (0.27)   (0.76) (0.50)
GDP per capita, 1000 s USD   0.68** -0.00   0.47** -0.13**
  (0.14) (0.03)   (0.18) (0.06)
Year dummies   Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Constant 66.28** -112.35 85.60** 37.51** -110.04 87.21
(2.75) (115.00) (34.39) (2.71) (128.11) (63.90)
Observations 110 110 109 110 110 109
R-squared 0.04 0.27 0.73a 0.22 0.30 0.52a
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses. *significant at 10%; **significant at5%.
  2. aWithin R-squared.