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Unformatted text preview: Formal returns and literacy Female Reservation (2) -0.014** (0.006) 1.039*** (0.006) SC/ST Reservation (3) -0.01 (0.006) 1.036*** (0.007) Salary (4) -0.069 (0.064) 0.046 (0.039) Literacy Rate (5) -0.022 (0.016) 0.073** (0.034) 0.007*** (0.002) 0 (0.003) 0.006*** (0.001) -0.005*** (0.001) 0.006*** (0.001) -0.003*** (0.001) -0.006 (0.007) 0.008* (0.004) 0.003 (0.002) 0.010** (0.004) 0.003 (0.003) 0.011* (0.006) 0.006*** (0.002) -0.006*** (0.001) 0.008*** (0.002) -0.007*** (0.002) -0.026* (0.015) 0.021** (0.010) 0.002 (0.004) 0.016 (0.011) Family political history* Institution 0.059 (0.044) 0.146 (0.096) 0.086*** (0.019) -0.081*** (0.020) 0.114*** (0.020) -0.131*** (0.022) 0.045 (0.217) 0.048 (0.133) 0.068 (0.051) 0.109 (0.108) Fixed effects R-squared N Village 0.08 5397 Village 0.25 5397 Village 0.26 5397 Village 0.09 5376 Village 0.09 5187 Institution Eligible for reservation Eligible for reservation* Institution Education Education*Institution Land owned Land owned* Institution Family political history Notes: 1. OLS regressions reported with robust standard errors, clustered by village, in parentheses. * significant at 10%; ** significant at 5%; *** significant at 1% 2. All regressions include respondent age as a control variable. Explanatory variables are as defined in Table 2 notes. 245 3. Caste Dominance is the fraction of households belonging to the largest non SC/ST caste. Female reservation equals one if the politician's post is reserved for all women, and SC/ST reservation equals one if the position is reserved for a SC/ST individual. Salary is log Pradhan salary/log male agricultural wage. Literacy rate is the village literacy rate in the 1991 census. Decentralisation and NGOs Caste Dominance (1) 0.013 (0.013) -0.005 (0.025) Besley, Pande & Rao (2005) Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 Table 3: Institutional Form and Politician Selection Political Dominance ...
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