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Table 5 Two-limit Tobit estimates of the impact of cohabiting with a native on household specialization

From: Household labor supply and intermarriage of immigrants: differences by gender

Variables (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Male immigrant Female immigrant Male immigrant Female immigrant Male immigrant Female immigrant
Intermarriage −0.3962*** −0.3440*** −0.1387** −0.0227 −0.1935*** −0.0252
(0.0664) (0.0714) (0.0687) (0.0780) (0.0677) (0.0798)
Own education    −0.0481*** −0.0872*** −0.0429*** −0.0765***
   (0.0184) (0.0165) (0.0159) (0.0174)
Differences in education    0.0898*** 0.0315** 0.0849*** 0.0328**
   (0.0198) (0.0148) (0.0190) (0.0147)
Experience    −0.3941*** 0.0527 −0.3574*** 0.2948
   (0.0852) (0.2305) (0.0840) (0.2006)
exp2    0.0007** 0.0010** 0.0004 0.0010**
   (0.0004) (0.0004) (0.0003) (0.0005)
Differences in age    0.0236** 0.0004 0.0242** 0.0031
   (0.0104) (0.0174) (0.0099) (0.0165)
Years in USA    0.3542*** −0.0920 0.3287*** −0.3331*
   (0.0809) (0.2278) (0.0800) (0.1974)
Family size    0.0480* −0.0485 0.0479* −0.0525
   (0.0286) (0.0324) (0.0284) (0.0319)
No. of children    0.0684 0.1492*** 0.0509 0.1460***
   (0.0444) (0.0527) (0.0433) (0.0526)
Age of entry to USA    0.3582*** −0.1050 0.3326*** −0.3374*
   (0.0822) (0.2283) (0.0813) (0.1980)
Good English    −0.1085 −0.1904* −0.1080 −0.1585
   (0.0840) (0.0971) (0.0827) (0.0967)
Lives in metro    −0.0408 0.0340 −0.0147 0.0482
   (0.1509) (0.1809) (0.1401) (0.1784)
Regional proportion      −0.0038 0.0031
     (0.0032) (0.0036)
Sex ratio      0.0071 0.0025
     (0.0066) (0.0019)
State FE No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Birthplace FE No No No No Yes Yes
Sample Size 1070 1158 1070 1158 1070 1158
Pseudo log likelihood −145,208 −161,117 −130,056 −145,433 −124,735 −141,688
Pseudo R-squared 0.0220 0.0132 0.124 0.109 0.160 0.132
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses. All data is from the 2010 ACS. “Cohabiting” household is an unmarried couple living together. Variables included in the regression, but not in the table—family size, number of children, age of youngest child, dummy for being in school for self and partner, own and partner’s veteran status
  2. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01