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Table 4 Multinomial logit regression for schooling, young females*

From: Age at immigration and high school dropouts

Variable FSU immigrants 1989-1994 FSU immigrants 1989-1994
  HSG (12 years) ACD (13+ years) HSG (12 years) ACD (13+ years)
Age     
Tel Aviv 0.0957 (0.2292) 0.0676 (0.2057) 0.0617 (0.2295) 0.0686 (0.2057)
Haifa 0.8171* (0.3321) 1.5462* (0.2987) 0.7712* (0.3322) 1.5254* (0.2989)
Jerusalem 0.1527 (0.32) 0.9726* (0.2639) 0.0895 (0.3201) 0.9594* (0.2638)
North 0.2904* (0.1454) 0.3037* (0.1305) 0.278** (0.1453) 0.306* (0.1304)
Center 0.389* (0.1336) 0.6262* (0.1191) 0.3689* (0.1338) 0.6265* (0.1192)
Judea, Samaria and Gaza 1.1891* (0.3489) 1.0399* (0.3314) 1.1521* (0.3485) 1.0312* (0.3313)
Time in Israel 0.024 (0.0786) 0.0446 (0.0707) 0.0278 (0.0784) 0.0497 (0.0705)
1992-94 Immigrant -0.0752 (0.5824) -0.3221 (0.5135) -0.2095 (0.5846) -0.3851 (0.5171)
Time in Israel for 1992-94 Immigrants -0.0079 (0.0341) -0.0222 (0.0303) 0.0019 (0.0343) -0.0169 (0.0306)
Ages at arrival 6-9 2.0452* (0.2598) 1.3203* (0.2472)   
Ages at arrival 10-13 1.4919* (0.1488) 1.1115* (0.1352)   
Ages at arrival 14-15 0.8313* (0.1396) 0.617* (0.1232)   
Age at arrival    -6.2381 (4.802) -9.5815* (4.5781)
Age at arrival2    0.8597 (0.5909) 1.2479* (0.5606)
Age at arrival3    -0.0515** (0.0314) -0.07* (0.0296)
Age at arrival4    0.0011** (0.0006) 0.0014* (0.0006)
Constant -0.5088 (1.6849) 0.2236 (1.5174) 18.2017 (14.2412) 28.1641* (13.6281)
Year Fixed Effect Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of Observations 4,345 4,345
Log Likelihood -3873.1296 -3868.7642
Pseudo R2 0.0543 0.0553
  1. *Ages at arrival 6-18. Aged 25+ in the survey year. Conditonal on not studying at the time of the survey.
  2. Dropped observations: Institutions and Bedouins, people with schooling over 30 or with missing schooling.
  3. Omitted categories: South, Year 2011, Ages at arrival 16-18. Comparison group: HSD (0-11 years).
  4. Standard errors appear in parentheses. *Significant at 5% level. **Significant at 10% level.
  5. Source: CBS Labor Force Surveys 1996-2011.