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Table 3 OLS regressions

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

  Male Female
  Intentions Remittances Return Intentions Remittances Return
  Coeff. SE. Coeff. SE. Coeff. SE. Coeff. SE. Coeff. SE. Coeff. SE.
Married before migration 0.098*** 0.037 −0.024* 0.023 0.033* 0.019 0.127*** 0.036 0.038** 0.016 −0.045** 0.022
Married in Germany before SOEP 0.103*** 0.031 0.030 0.019 −0.026 0.016 0.074** 0.031 0.045*** 0.014 −0.072*** 0.019
Married before migration * German spouse −0.143*** 0.072 −0.023 0.0445 −0.085** 0.039 −0.273*** 0.083 −0.036 0.038 −0.095* 0.053
Married in Germany * German spouse −0.183 0.041 −0.078*** 0.025 −0.039* 0.022 −0.253*** 0.058 −0.058** 0.025 −0.058 0.035
Single reference group
Entry before 16 −0.045 0.031 −0.037* 0.019 −0.030* 0.016 −0.005 0.029 −0.016 0.013 −0.031* 0.018
16 ≤ Age at entry > 22 Reference group
22 ≤ Age at entry > 29 0.039 0.028 0.010*** 0.018 −0.016 0.015 −0.009 0.028 0.009 0.013 −0.007 0.018
29 ≤ Age at entry 0.069* 0.036 0.091*** 0.023 −0.006 0.019 −0.024 0.031 0.014 0.014 0.026 0.020
Years since migration (first tercile) Reference group
Years since migration (second tercile) 0.029 0.036 0.179*** 0.022 −0.170*** 0.018 −0.088 0.056 0.052** 0.023 −0.165*** 0.032
Years since migration (third tercile) −0.045 0.091 0.235*** 0.052 −0.464*** 0.044 −0.156** 0.068 0.070** 0.029 −0.165*** 0.032
Years of education 0.004* 0.002 0.003** 0.001 0.007*** 0.001 0.000 0.002 0.003*** 0.001 0.008*** 0.001
German spoken −0.063*** 0.023 −0.025* 0.015 0.003 0.012 −0.114*** 0.022 0.008 0.010 0.016 0.014
Children in household −0.010 0.008 0.009* 0.005 −0.002 0.004 −0.005 0.008 −0.006* 0.003 −0.006 0.005
Personal monthly income (lowest group) Reference group
Personal monthly income (lowest) 0.050** 0.024 0.141*** 0.015 −0.015 0.013 0.002 0.023 0.021** 0.010 −0.067*** 0.015
Personal monthly income (highest) 0.005 0.026 0.263*** 0.016 −0.031** 0.013 0.088*** 0.023 0.123*** 0.010 −0.055*** 0.015
Greek Reference group
Italian −0.126*** 0.032 −0.125*** 0.020 0.067*** 0.017 −0.125*** 0.034 −0.018 0.015 0.030 0.021
Spanish −0.034 0.035 −0.072*** 0.022 0.100*** 0.018 0.011 0.037 −0.023 0.017 0.064*** 0.23
Portuguese −0.279** 0.141 −0.221*** 0.083 0.011 0.070 −0.144 0.120 −0.065 0.055 −0.042 0.076
Turkish −0.134*** 0.030 −0.013 0.018 0.013 0.015 −0.117*** 0.031 0.006 0.014 −0.002 0.019
Ex-Yugoslav −0.302*** 0.032 0.023 0.019 0.004 0.017 −0.270*** 0.032 0.033** 0.014 −0.018 0.020
Years before SOEP (first tercile) Reference group
Years before SOEP (second tercile) −0.030 0.035 −0.103*** 0.021 0.110*** 0.018 0.126** 0.055 −0.032 0.023 0.168*** 0.032
Years before SOEP (third tercile) −0.036 0.088 −0.222*** 0.051 0.395*** 0.043 0.016 0.069 −0.059** 0.030 0.216*** 0.041
Constant 0.732*** 0.047 0.059** 0.029 0.064*** 0.024 0.810*** 0.048 −0.018 0.021 0.118*** 0.029
Observations 1682 1824 1824 1534 1649 1649
R2 0.136 0.356 0.144 0.160 0.184 0.088
  1. Note. *Significant at the 10% level. **Significant at the 5% level. ***Significant at the 1 % level.