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Table 8 The effect of immigration on the wages of the local population

From: Russian migrants to Russia: assimilation and local labor market effects

  (1) (2) (3)
  OLS FE IV
Percent of immigrants in the regional population −0.037 0.040 −0.014
  (0.027) (0.052) (0.041)
Male 0.305*** . 0.305***
  (0.021) . (0.021)
Age 0.036*** 0.072** 0.036***
  (0.007) (0.027) (0.006)
Age squared −0.000*** −0.001*** −0.000***
  (0.000) (0.000) (0.000)
Years of education 0.065*** 0.008* 0.065***
  (0.005) (0.004) (0.005)
Married 0.049** 0.020 0.050**
  (0.024) (0.020) (0.024)
Urban area 0.358*** . 0.384***
  (0.070) . (0.066)
Constant −1.854*** −1.176 −1.080***
  (0.171) (1.122) (0.191)
F-test for the exclusion of the instrument    F(1, 30) = 24.4
Partial R2 for the excluded instrument    0.34
N 28013 28013 28013
adj. R 2 0.29 0.27 0.29
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses, clustered at the level of regions; *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01
  2. Dep.var. – real hourly wage adjusted for the regional price level. Year fixed effects included. Excluded instrumental variable in the IV regression – log distance from the center of a region to the border with fSU countries. Sample includes non-immigrants of age 25-55/60 (for men/women)
  3. Source of data – RLMS, years 1995–2009