Measurement and Cross-Country Differences

Ln weekly earnings for sons at age 31 male immigrant

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Unformatted text preview: , immigrant - 16 to 65 years - 1981 Census 3. ln weekly earnings for sons at age 31 - male, immigrant - married or in a common-law relationship with another immigrant - children 5 to 17 years - 1981 Census - male, immigrant or spouse is an immigrant - married or in a common-law relationship - children 5 to 17 years - 1981 Census - male, immigrant - married or in a common-law relationship with another immigrant - children 5 to 17 years - 1981 Census 4. ln weekly earnings for sons at age 31 5. ln annual earnings for sons at age 31 AND THEIR SONS Constant Sons - male, immigrant - 16 to 65 years - 1981 Census FATHERS Least Squares Regression Results Fathers 1. ln weekly earnings for sons 387 Slope Coefficient 5.50 [0.573] 0.207 [0.084] 0.17 5.13 [0.573] 0.207 [0.084] 0.17 4.82 [0.680] 0.267 [0.100] 0.25 R2 - male 16 to 65 years both parents immigrants 2001 Census male 16 to 65 years both parents immigrants 2001 Census male 25 to 37 years both parents immigrants 2001 Census - male 25 to 37 years at least one parent immigrant 2001 Census 5.11 [0.607] 0.224 [0.089] 0.22 - male 25 to 37 years both parents immigrants 2001 Census 8.60 [0.928] 0.176 [0.087] 0.11 Notes: Earnings are adjusted for age and region as described in the text. The number of observations in all cases is seventy, corresponding to the country of birth of the father. Estimations are based on weighted least squares, with the sum of the number of sons and daughters from each group as the weight. Standard errors are presented in square brackets. All estimates are significant at least at the 5% level. The sample selection rules in row 1 are similar to those in Card, DiNardo, and Estes (2000) and intended to facilitate a Canada-U.S. comparison. The use of annual earnings as the outcome in row 5 is intended to facilitate comparisons to existing studies of generational mobility among the general Canadian population. broadly defined samples in rows 1 and 2 are an understatement of about one-third. This said, the estimates are within one standard deviation of each other. T...
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