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Table 6 The effect of RLCL on employment outcomes by age. Women

From: Land tenure policy and off-farm employment in rural China

Group Age 16–25 Age 26 and older
Dependent variable Off-farm Wage employment Self-employment Off-farm Wage employment Self-employment
Land security × year08 0.014 (0.069) 0.006 (0.069) 0.008 (0.010) 0.072*** (0.025) 0.051** (0.024) 0.024* (0.013)
Land security × year95 0.029 (0.028) 0.029 (0.027) 0.004 (0.009) − 0.015 (0.011) − 0.010 (0.010) − 0.006 (0.006)
Land security 0.014 (0.021) − 0.015 (0.021) − 0.001 (0.007) 0.010 (0.009) 0.006 (0.008) 0.001 (0.005)
Year08 0.212 (0.298) 0.207 (0.295) 0.041 (0.070) − 0.021 (0.119) − 0.002 (0.104) − 0.016 (0.069)
Year95 −0.040 (0.026) − 0.022 (0.026) 0.001 (0.008) − 0.064*** (0.009) − 0.039*** (0.008) − 0.009* (0.005)
R 2 0.31 0.30 0.06 0.28 0.26 0.07
No. of obs. 7763 21,050
Dependent variable mean 0.30 0.29 0.03 0.14 0.12 0.04
  1. Notes: (.) indicates standard error; significant at the 1% (***), 5% (**), and 10% (*) levels. Each regression also includes the intercept, individual age and education level, land used by the household in log form, family financial assets in log form, village per capita income in log form, village consumption level in log form, and county fixed effects. Source: The following data sources, if not specifically stated, are from CHIP