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Table 3 The immigration impact on native wages and employment

From: How do rigid labor markets absorb immigration? Evidence from France

  Monthly wage Hours worked Empl. rate to LF Empl. rate to pop
  (1) (2) (3) (4)
  OLS IV OLS IV OLS IV OLS IV
  A. All workers
A1. Basic regression 0.09 (0.55) −0.02 (−0.06) −0.02 (−0.26) 0.03 (0.27) −0.37*** (−2.88) −0.62*** (−2.69) −0.33** (−2.41) −0.85*** (−2.63)
  B. Workers with indefinite-term contracts
B1. Basic regression 0.19 (1.18) 0.17 (0.63) −0.02 (−0.33) 0.09 (0.83) −0.68** (−2.60) −1.10** (−2.43) −0.63** (−2.39) −1.30** (−2.44)
B2. Log of natives as additional regressor 0.15 (1.06) −0.11 (−0.48) −0.04 (−0.56) −0.03 (−0.37) −0.64** (−2.48) −0.82* (−1.82) −0.59** (−2.23) −0.95** (−2.03)
B3. Exp. between 10 and 35 years 0.21 (0.84) 0.01 (0.08) −0.20* (−2.19) −0.02 (−0.13) −0.15 (−0.31) −0.81** (−2.08) −0.21 (−0.42) −0.80** (−2.14)
B4. log(M jkt /N jkt ) instead of p jkt 0.01 (0.65) 0.02 (0.63) −0.00 (−0.34) 0.01 (0.85) −0.06*** (−3.14) −0.12** (−2.45) −0.06** (−2.62) −0.14** (−2.41)
  C. Workers with fixed-term contracts
C1. Basic regression −0.75* (−2.05) −0.94* (−1.83) −0.04 (−0.24) −0.43** (−2.02) 0.42 (0.48) 1.61 (1.44) 0.39 (0.44) 1.28 (1.12)
C2. Log of natives as additional regressor −0.97** (−2.23) −1.21** (−2.30) −0.09 (−0.41) −0.51** (−2.03) 0.51 (0.57) 1.90 (1.63) 0.53 (0.60) 1.69 (1.39)
C3. Exp. between 10 and 35 years −1.97*** (−3.48) −1.76** (−2.51) −0.82** (−2.78) −1.15** (−2.10) −1.72 (−1.34) 2.42 (1.14) −1.77 (−1.38) 2.43 (1.14)
C4. log(M jkt /N jkt ) instead of p jkt −0.05* (−1.82) −0.10* (−1.79) 0.00 (0.06) −0.05* (−1.89) −0.03 (−0.44) 0.17 (1.43) −0.03 (−0.46) 0.14 (1.12)
  1. Note: This table reports the estimated effect of the immigrant share on the monthly wage, hours worked, and employment rates of male natives. Standard errors are adjusted for clustering within education-experience cells. T-statistics are in parentheses
  2. *, **, and *** indicate significance at 10, 5, and 1 %, respectively