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Table 5 Ordinary least square (OLS) regressions of the probability of a migrant becoming an inventor from the time of migration until 2007, 1990–2007

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

  Control: Other developed regions
1990–1997 1990–2007
1.1 1.2 2.1 2.2
Pat1 Pat2 Pat1 Pat2
EU-15 × 1994–1997 0.004** − 0.001   
  (0.002) (0.002)   
EU-15 × 1994–2007    − 0.000 − 0.001
    (0.001) (0.001)
Age at migration   0.001***   0.001***
   (0.000)   (0.000)
Age2 at migration   − 0.000***   − 0.000***
   (0.000)   (0.000)
Female   − 0.005***   − 0.004***
   (0.001)   (0.000)
Marriage   0.001   − 0.000
   (0.001)   (0.000)
Children   − 0.001   − 0.001
   (0.001)   (0.000)
Human capital   0.363***   0.020*
   (0.128)   (0.012)
Year of immigration FE Yes Yes Yes Yes
Region of origin FE Yes Yes Yes Yes
Observations 35,266 35,266 103,516 103,516
Adjusted R2 0.006 0.009 0.005 0.006
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses. Source: Statistics Sweden and CIRCLE data on inventors
  2. ***p < 0.01; **p < 0.05; *p < 0.1