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Table 9 Results obtained using only 15 possible destinations

From: Potential migration and subjective well-being in Europe

  (1) (2)a (3)b (4)a , b
GDP per capita -0.144*** -0.024 -0.155*** -0.111*
  (0.055) (0.051) (0.059) (0.058)
Unemployment rate -0.024 0.018 0.005 0.027
  (0.035) (0.031) (0.042) (0.037)
Income tax -0.062** -0.017 -0.042 -0.034
  (0.028) (0.031) (0.031) (0.037)
Unemployment benefit 0.020 0.021 -0.019 -0.031
  (0.036) (0.035) (0.034) (0.031)
Life satisfaction 0.299** 0.161 0.405*** 0.361***
  (0.145) (0.111) (0.122) (0.107)
Corruption -0.008 -0.010* -0.009 -0.011
  (0.006) (0.005) (0.006) (0.007)
Distance -0.002 -0.184*** -0.023 -0.178**
  (0.062) (0.064) (0.063) (0.075)
Common language 1.042*** 1.104*** 1.110*** 1.104***
  (0.124) (0.112) (0.106) (0.100)
Share of migrants 0.045*** 0.048*** 0.054*** 0.062***
  (0.010) (0.009) (0.015) (0.012)
Warmer country 0.220 0.202 0.337 0.259
  (0.224) (0.159) (0.227) (0.222)
Home country characteristics No Yes No Yes
Observations 112298 112298 75719 75719
Number of cases 9290 9290 6350 6350
  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 bEastern European countries are excluded.