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Table 4 Linear probability models for migrants aged 18–64 being low, middle, or highly educated at the time of migration, 1990–2007

From: Liberalization of European migration and the immigration of skilled people to Sweden

  Control: Other developed regions
1.1 1.2 2.1 2.2 3.1 3.2
Low1 Low2 Mid1 Mid2 High1 High2
EU-15 × 1994–2007 0.008 0.012* − 0.002 0.012 − 0.006 − 0.025***
  (0.007) (0.007) (0.009) (0.009) (0.009) (0.009)
Age at migration − 0.028***   − 0.054***   0.082***
   (0.001)   (0.001)   (0.001)
Age2 at migration 0.000***   0.001***   − 0.001***
   (0.000)   (0.000)   (0.000)
Female   − 0.028***   0.008***   0.020***
   (0.002)   (0.003)   (0.003)
Marriage   − 0.018***   − 0.001   0.018***
   (0.003)   (0.003)   (0.004)
Children   0.065***   − 0.005   − 0.060***
   (0.003)   (0.004)   (0.004)
Human capital − 0.319***   − 0.346***   0.665***
   (0.056)   (0.096)   (0.100)
Year of immigration FE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of origin FE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Observations 103,516 103,516 103,516 103,516 103,516 103,516
Adjusted R2 0.148 0.172 0.335 0.364 0.618 0.641
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses. Source: Statistics Sweden
  2. ***p < 0.01; **p < 0.05; *p < 0.1