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Table 9 The effect of immigration on the unemployment level of the local population

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

  (1) (2) (3)
  Probit FE IV
Percent of immigrants in the regional population 0.003 0.002 0.003
  (0.003) (0.012) (0.003)
Male 0.026*** . 0.029***
  (0.007) . (0.008)
Age 0.001 −0.023*** 0.001
  (0.002) (0.008) (0.002)
Age squared −0.000 0.000*** −0.000
  (0.000) (0.000) (0.000)
Years of education −0.009*** 0.002 −0.009***
  (0.001) (0.002) (0.001)
Married −0.046*** −0.003 −0.048***
  (0.006) (0.008) (0.007)
Urban area −0.051*** . −0.057***
  (0.014) . (0.015)
F-test for the exclusion of the instrument    F(1, 30) = 27.7
Partial R2 for the excluded instrument    0.36
N 39563 39563 39563
Adj/pseudo R 2 0.05 0.005 0.032
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses, clustered at the level of regions; *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01
  2. Dep.var. – dummy equal to one if the person is unemployed (not employed and looking for a job). 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