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Table 8 The choice of the ideal migration destination - conditional logit estimates - 24 possible destinations

From: Potential migration and subjective well-being in Europe

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)a
GDP per capita -0.090*** -0.092** -0.129*** -0.109** -0.109** -0.004
  (0.030) (0.039) (0.041) (0.045) (0.045) (0.049)
Unemployment rate -0.073*** -0.064*** -0.032 -0.015 -0.015 0.022
  (0.017) (0.019) (0.025) (0.030) (0.030) (0.028)
Distance -0.057 -0.058 -0.063 -0.062 -0.062 -0.224***
  (0.081) (0.082) (0.083) (0.083) (0.083) (0.078)
Common language 0.869*** 0.867*** 0.956*** 0.955*** 0.955*** 1.039***
  (0.168) (0.168) (0.139) (0.139) (0.139) (0.131)
Share of migrants 0.058*** 0.059*** 0.056*** 0.056*** 0.056*** 0.062***
  (0.012) (0.012) (0.010) (0.010) (0.010) (0.011)
Warmer country 0.106 0.106 0.122 0.121 0.121  
  (0.194) (0.194) (0.209) (0.209) (0.209)  
Income tax   -2.881 -6.869** -6.024** -6.032* -1.811
   (2.766) (3.075) (3.015) (3.100) (3.119)
Unemployment benefit   0.024 0.036 0.039 0.039 0.020
   (0.024) (0.029) (0.029) (0.029) (0.028)
Life satisfaction    0.275** 0.279** 0.278** 0.192*
    (0.125) (0.128) (0.129) (0.100)
Corruption     -0.793* -0.789* -0.936**
     (0.478) (0.474) (0.441)
Freedom of choice      0.011  
      (0.371)  
Destination fixed effects Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Observations 265,927 265,927 203,877 203,877 203,877 203,877
Individuals 11,370 11,370 10,255 10,255 10,255 10,255
  1. Standard errors are clustered at country level *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01. acontrols for domestic GDP per capita and average life satisfaction interacted with destination dummies.