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Table 4 Means for the main variables in the search model

From: Differences in the labor market entry of second-generation immigrants and ethnic Danes

  Females Males
  Ethnic Danes 2nd-generation Ethnic Danes 2nd-generation
  All West Non-West West Non-West All West Non-West West Non-West
Primary school 38611 124 1327 124 1327 51462 180 1769 180 1769
Duration, emp. 8.41 7.51 8.27 9.44 9.34 9.89 9.71 8.72 8.17 8.01
Test to all     -1.09 -12.07     3.52 46.33
Test to matched     -1.44 -7.83     1.49 7.44
Dur. unemp. 9.67 10.94 10.41 5.84 8.41 7.43 5.3 7.67 6.43 7.16
Test to all     4.3 4.44     1 1.75
Test to matched     1.05 3.44     -0.79 1.82
Yearly income 37006 33355 31685 31435 43378 53246 51579 45257 36006 45930
Test to all     0 0     0 0
Test to matched     0 0     0 0
High school 88884 306 1108 306 1108 63052 262 843 262 843
Duration, emp. 8.34 8.26 8.06 8.43 9.24 9.06 8.89 8.73 8.26 9.09
Test to all     -0.37 -8.25     0.84 -0.38
Test to matched     -0.31 -6.5     0.84 -1.41
Dur. unemp. 5.44 4.36 6.37 5.75 5.34 4.57 3.43 5.05 4.18 4.54
Test to all     -0.29 1.11     -2.13 -5.88
Test to matched     -0.98 4.1     -2.13 2.4
Yearly income 78488 75904 75467 76613 64914 87422 86081 81395 73678 78139
Test to all     0 0.01     0 0
Test to matched     0 0     0 0
Vocational educ 68895 127 589 127 589 82293 152 500 152 500
Duration, emp. 14.5 13.18 11.64 13.72 10.99 12.71 13.2 11.45 13.34 9.64
Test to all     0.38 9.92     -0.04 1.95
Test to matched     -0.12 0.91     -0.04 2.7
Dur. unemp. 4.54 5.75 4.63 4.14 5.79 3.21 3.5 4.35 4.26 5.21
Test to all     1.42 -7.37     -1.21 -3.3
Test to matched     1.53 -3.99     -1.21 -1.39
Yearly income 151681 149201 147114 156608 132160 189467 192604 184311 185585 156928
Test to all     0 0     0 0
Test to matched     0 0     0 0
  1. Note: The 3 groups for ethnic Danish females are All: all Ethnic Danes, West: Ethnic Danish twins matched to the second-generation Western females, Non-West: Ethnic Danish twins matched to the second-generation non-Western females. The 2 groups for 2nd-generation immigrants are West: second-generation immigrants with parents born in Western countries and Non-West: second-generation immigrants with parents born in non-Western countries. Test: test for equality of coefficient for ethnic Danish twins and their 2nd-generation comparable group. Source: Sample of young individuals, 1996-2003 (Statistics Denmark data).