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Table 6 Two-limit Tobit estimates for the impact of intermarriage on household specialization: subsample of households with “traditional” gender roles

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

Variables Male immigrant Female immigrant Male immigrant Female immigrant
Intermarriage −0.2772*** −0.1289*** −0.2268*** 0.0961***
(0.0211) (0.0215) (0.0241) (0.0058)
Own education    −0.1267** −0.0304
   (0.0514) (0.0863)
Difference in education    0.0212*** 0.0022
   (0.0014) (0.0014)
Experience    −0.4986** −0.5759***
   (0.2113) (0.0003)
exp2    0.0003*** 0.0004***
   (0.0001) (0.0000)
Difference in age    0.0160*** 0.0037***
   (0.0030) (0.0009)
Years in USA    0.0013 −0.0076***
   (0.0014) (0.0003)
Good English    −0.0531** −0.2234***
   (0.0242) (0.0067)
Family size    −0.0164* −0.0404***
   (0.0094) (0.0017)
No. of children    0.1093*** 0.1446***
   (0.0141) (0.0028)
Marriage duration    0.4699** 0.287
   (0.2105) (0.3374)
Age at marriage    0.4718** 0.282
   (0.2105) (0.333)
Lives in metro    −0.0034 −0.0555***
   (0.0427) (0.0079)
Regional own group    0.0006 −0.0026***
   (0.0011) (0.0003)
Sex ratio    0.0071 0.0025
   (0.0066) (0.0019)
State FE No No Yes Yes
Birthplace FE No No Yes Yes
Observations 33,875 26,913 33,875 26,913
Pseudo log likelihood −4.138e+06 −3.231e+06 −4.012e+06 −3.103e+06
Pseudo R-squared 0.00281 0.000953 0.0324 0.0416
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses. All data is from the 2010 ACS. A traditional household is one where the husband supplies at least as many market hours as the wife
  2. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01