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Table 2 Summary statistics by German spouse

From: Does intermarriage change migrants’ preferences for the home country?

a) Male
Married
  Before moving to Germ Before entering SOEP After entering SOEP
  German spouse Non-German spouse German spouse Non-German spouse German spouse Non-German spouse
Average intentions 0.56 0.73 0.17 0.47 0.67 0.21 0.54 0.56 0.03
(0.41) (0.36)   (0.41) (0.36)   (0.36) (0.37)  
Average remittances 0.19 0.28 0.09 0.19 0.29 0.09 0.05 0.12 0.07
(0.23) (0.30)   (0.27) (0.29)   (0.12) (0.18)  
Return migrants 0.29 0.39 0.10 0.06 0.18 0.12 0.04 0.07 0.03
(0.46) (0.49)   (0.24) (0.39)   (0.19) (0.25)  
Observations 28 617   98 619   54 138  
b) Female
Married
  Before moving to Germ Before entering SOEP After entering SOEP
  German spouse Non-German spouse German spouse Non-German spouse German spouse Non-German spouse
Average intentions 0.47 0.75 0.28 0.38 0.68 0.30 0.36 0.62 0.26
(0.41) (0.35)   (0.41) (0.37)   (0.37) (0.37)  
Average remittances 0.07 0.11 0.04 0.05 0.10 0.06 0.08 0.04 −0.04
(0.14) (0.19)   (0.10) (0.18)   (0.23) (0.11)  
Return migrants 0.11 0.36 0.25 0.09 0.19 0.10 0.04 0.10 0.06
(0.32) (0.48)   (0.29) (0.40)   (0.20) (0.30)  
Observations 19 692   44 562   25 119  
  1. Note. The numbers indicate mean values, standard deviations are in parentheses. Differences are calculated by subtracting the mean value for migrants with a German spouse from that of migrants with non-German spouse. Observations with missing information on the nationality of the spouse are not included. There are also fewer observations for average intentions: for males the number of observations are 28, 612, 93, 612, 47, 130, respectively, and for females 19, 683, 40, 555, 22, 108. This is due to missing values in the variable.