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Table 4 SUR model for children’s time allocation

From: Reallocating children’s time: coping strategies after the 2010 Haiti earthquake

  Hours studying Hours working Hours hh chores
Household vulnerability index −3.555*** 1.206* 4.940***
  (1.300) (0.621) (0.986)
Age −0.016 0.264*** 0.281***
  (0.089) (0.055) (0.076)
Sex (male = 1 and at age = 13.55) −0.514 1.211*** −4.205***
  (0.377) (0.223) (0.317)
Child’s age order within the household −0.150 −0.480*** −0.461***
  (0.169) (0.125) (0.156)
Child was economically active, 2010 (yes = 1) −3.925*** 10.304*** 2.026***
  (0.546) (0.872) (0.709)
Relation to head of household = close relative (yes = 1) −1.286** −0.233 −0.050
  (0.569) (0.383) (0.461)
Relation to head of household = other relative (yes = 1) −1.099* −0.564 1.327***
  (0.590) (0.347) (0.436)
Relation to head of household = domestic employee (yes = 1) −6.624*** 2.087 7.703***
  (1.776) (1.615) (2.534)
Relation to head of household = other relationship (yes = 1) −4.670*** 0.608 2.049*
  (1.562) (0.919) (1.082)
Sex of head of household (male = 1) −0.750** 1.098*** 1.331***
  (0.381) (0.240) (0.305)
Head of household education level = primary (yes = 1) 0.758* −0.463 −0.256
  (0.425) (0.291) (0.349)
Head of household education level = secondary or more (yes = 1) 3.822*** −0.736** −1.214***
  (0.585) (0.310) (0.405)
Live in the same house (yes = 1) −1.240* 0.029 0.522
  (0.678) (0.368) (0.445)
Household has received any type of assistance (yes = 1) −0.155 −0.190 −0.455
  (0.428) (0.246) (0.341)
Number of negative economic shock −0.224 0.551*** 1.174***
  (0.190) (0.101) (0.138)
Members living in a temporary camp (%) 4.974*** −0.296 −1.925***
  (1.251) (0.705) (0.682)
Has any household member suffered physical damage (yes = 1) 2.862*** −0.451 0.071
  (0.686) (0.345) (0.468)
Household size, 2010 −0.312** 0.385*** −0.129
  (0.145) (0.113) (0.134)
Number of children aged 0 to 10 years in household −0.332* −0.315** 0.307**
  (0.182) (0.130) (0.153)
Durable assets index, 2010 2.719*** −0.283** −0.896***
  (0.289) (0.140) (0.129)
House ownership, 2010 (yes = 1) −2.639*** 1.074*** 1.002***
  (0.562) (0.272) (0.351)
Constant 17.017*** −3.836*** 4.253***
  (1.647) (1.036) (1.343)
Observations 3833 3833 3833
R-squared 0.171 0.187 0.135
PSU FE No No No
Correlation matrix of residuals    
Hours studying 1.000
Hours working −0.098 1.000
Hours hh chores −0.085 0.111 1.000
  1. Note: bootstrapped standard errors are in parentheses (400 replications). Breusch-Pagan test of independence: chi2(3)=100.625, Pr=0.000
  2. * p<0.1, ** p<0.05, *** p<0.01