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Table 6 Characteristics and skills, OLS

From: Preferences and skills of Indian public sector teachers

Sample: All Standard students Para-teachers
Rural -.252 [.088]** -.151 [.094] -.535 [.303]
MSc Degree .192 [.078]* .071 [.109] .219 [.104]*
Any children -.160 [.082] -.181 [.102] -.104 [.138]
Any experience .218 [.085]* .220 [.087]*   
Age -.044 [.011]** -.035 [.015]* -.056 [.015]**
Quota/favoured groups:       
Female -.627 [.069]** -.411 [.090]** -.936 [.103]**
Para-teacher -.477 [.099]**     
SC/ST/OBC -.420 [.071]** -.551 [.086]** -.293 [.143]*
District effects Yes Yes Yes
Observations 627 392 236
R2 .34 .23 .42
  1. Notes: Dependent variable: Normalised 1st principal component of skills. **,*: significant at the 1% and 5% levels respectively. SC/ST/OBC refers to a dummy for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Caste.