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Table 3 Characteristics relevant to predicting fertility rates

From: The effect of immigration shocks on native fertility outcomes: evidence from a natural experiment

  Panel A Panel B Panel C
  Women age 15–44 Women in rented homes Women in owned homes
Variables Miami Synthetic Miami Synthetic Miami Synthetic
Married 0.542 0.576 0.449 0.494 0.574 0.530
In the labour force 0.613 0.594 0.587 0.658 0.620 0.618
Non-Hispanic White 0.492 0.747 0.307 0.582 0.483 0.833
Non-Hispanic African American 0.372 0.173 0.465 0.252 0.367 0.130
Other race 0.016 0.015 0.012 0.033 0.042 0.012
Hispanic 0.121 0.065 0.217 0.132 0.108 0.026
Family income below US$5000 0.165 0.113 0.258 0.138 0.037 0.032
Family income US$5000–US$7499 0.091 0.100 0.119 0.162 0.017 0.051
Family income US$7500–US$9999 0.120 0.099 0.167 0.098 0.047 0.041
Family income US$10,000–US$14,999 0.228 0.222 0.221 0.227 0.161 0.140
Family income US$15000–US$24,999 0.261 0.266 0.188 0.266 0.369 0.297
Family income US$25000 and above 0.136 0.200 0.048 0.110 0.369 0.439
Current female unemployment rate 0.058 0.070 0.055 0.059 0.055 0.066
Current male unemployment rate 0.069 0.065 0.059 0.061 0.059 0.083
Female unemployment rate 1 year ago 0.055 0.070 0.041 0.050 0.041 0.068
Male unemployment rate 1 year ago 0.066 0.066 0.060 0.060 0.060 0.085
Age 15–19 0.190 0.209 0.138 0.129 0.213 0.244
Age 20–24 0.207 0.206 0.238 0.274 0.182 0.165
Age 25–29 0.195 0.191 0.252 0.247 0.117 0.134
Age 30–34 0.165 0.161 0.173 0.169 0.212 0.158
Age 35–39 0.132 0.119 0.125 0.106 0.138 0.160
Age 40–44 0.111 0.115 0.074 0.075 0.138 0.139
8 or less years of completed education 0.075 0.075 0.067 0.095 0.060 0.035
9 years of completed education 0.064 0.063 0.077 0.057 0.064 0.055
10 years of completed education 0.086 0.083 0.093 0.100 0.066 0.088
11 years of completed education 0.078 0.078 0.079 0.065 0.067 0.066
12 years of completed education 0.385 0.410 0.388 0.360 0.428 0.429
13 years of completed education 0.083 0.077 0.112 0.067 0.086 0.075
14 years of completed education 0.085 0.066 0.070 0.084 0.093 0.083
15 years of completed education 0.025 0.026 0.010 0.030 0.030 0.026
16 years of completed education 0.088 0.088 0.074 0.098 0.069 0.092
17 years of completed education 0.013 0.014 0.013 0.012 0.016 0.022
18 years of completed education 0.018 0.020 0.018 0.032 0.021 0.028
  1. The values of the predictor variables in panel A are averaged over the entire pre-treatment period, 1973–1981. The values of the predictor variables in panels B and C are averaged over the pre-treatment period, 1980–1981. Apart from unemployment rates, all figures are proportions