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Table 4 Cross-country regressions of average international migration desires on average SWB and GDP per capita

From: International migration desires related to subjective well-being

  National Average International Migration Desires
Variables Poor countries Rich countries
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Subjective Well-Being 0.035 -0.009   -0.025** -0.022***  
  (0.036) (0.027)   (0.010) (0.008)  
log (GDP per capita) -0.051**   -0.036* 0.007   -0.018
  (0.025)   (0.019) (0.015)   (0.012)
Constant 0.498*** 0.323** 0.556*** 0.123** 0.301*** 0.341***
  (0.155) (0.131) (0.146) (0.251) (0.049) (0.122)
Number of countries 71 71 71 71 71 71
  1. Note: The dependent variable is the national average international migration desires. Columns (1–3) represent poor countries, and columns (4–6) represent rich countries, which are determined by median GDP per capita. Standard errors are in parenthesis.
  2. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01.