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Table 2 Summary statistics: sample means (and standard deviations)

From: The costs of worker displacement in urban labor markets of China

  Migrant Urban
Demographics Displaced workers Quitters# Stayers Displaced workers Quitters# Stayers
Age 33.466 31.162 31.758 46.470 38.345 38.519
  (10.057) (9.051) (11.189) (7.454) (8.989) (10.855)
Male 0.656 0.607 0.523 0.506 0.464 0.545
  (0.476) (0.489) (0.500) (0.500) (0.499) (0.498)
Married 0.670 0.655 0.592 0.926 0.852 0.775
  (0.471) (0.475) (0.492) (0.261) (0.355) (0.418)
Yeas of education 9.061 9.298 9.409 10.519 11.941 12.447
  (2.661) (2.478) (2.692) (2.765) (3.228) (3.443)
Ownership of firm       
Working in SOE 0.135 0.105 0.151 0.796 0.405 0.662
  (0.342) (0.306) (0.358) (0.403) (0.491) (0.473)
Outcomes       
Spell of unemployment 4.207 5.083 -- 17.151 8.307 --
  (10.028) (11.513) -- (24.815) (16.076) --
Hours 60.793 63.529 61.461 45.692 45.986 42.974
  (18.102) (17.871) (17.194) (12.457) (11.648) (10.163)
Salary 1352.183 1378.100 1382.712 1445.205 2094.696 2081.407
  (560.291) (668.263) (703.382) (1140.224) (2357.869) (1677.906)
Informal employment 0.388 0.315 0.288 0.174 0.136 0.064
  (0.488) (0.465) (0.453) (0.379) (0.343) (0.245)
Self-employment 0.112 0.258 0.236 0.086 0.112 0.055
  (0.315) (0.438) (0.425) (0.281) (0.315) (0.228)
Health 0.966 0.979 0.984 0.948 0.967 0.979
  (0.180) (0.144) (0.126) (0.222) (0.178) (0.143)
Depressed 0.103 0.051 0.050 0.050 0.041 0.026
  (0.304) (0.221) (0.217) (0.218) (0.198) (0.160)
Happiness 0.837 0.874 0.910 0.893 0.934 0.947
  (0.370) (0.332) (0.287) (0.309) (0.248) (0.225)
BMI 22.109 21.961 21.817 22.972 22.388 22.498
  (3.079) (2.921) (2.955) (2.798) (2.874) (2.813)
Industry       
Manufacturing 0.390 0.261 0.258 0.574 0.261 0.225
  (0.488) (0.439) (0.438) (0.495) (0.439) (0.418)
Construction 0.131 0.142 0.124 0.064 0.075 0.069
  (0.338) (0.349) (0.329) (0.245) (0.263) (0.253)
Low-level service 0.038 0.094 0.086 0.098 0.159 0.192
  (0.191) (0.292) (0.280) (0.297) (0.365) (0.394)
Wholesale and retail trade 0.209 0.255 0.289 0.134 0.215 0.099
  (0.407) (0.436) (0.453) (0.341) (0.411) (0.298)
Hotel and catering services 0.180 0.193 0.180 0.031 0.058 0.028
  (0.385) (0.395) (0.385) (0.172) (0.233) (0.166)
High-level service 0.052 0.055 0.063 0.099 0.234 0.387
  (0.223) (0.228) (0.243) (0.299) (0.423) (0.487)
Occupation       
Principals in governments, parties, enterprises and institutions 0.070 0.103 0.147 0.022 0.014 0.070
  (0.255) (0.303) (0.354) (0.148) (0.119) (0.255)
Professional technicians -- -- -- 0.150 0.199 0.267
  -- -- -- (0.357) (0.399) (0.442)
Clerk and relevant personnel 0.195 0.218 0.187 0.153 0.181 0.243
  (0.397) (0.413) (0.390) (0.360) (0.386) (0.429)
Commercial and service personnel 0.366 0.415 0.421 0.205 0.348 0.185
  (0.482) (0.493) (0.494) (0.404) (0.476) (0.388)
Manufacturing 0.369 0.265 0.245 0.413 0.180 0.163
  (0.483) (0.442) (0.430) (0.493) (0.384) (0.370)
Other practitioner (difficult to classify) -- -- -- 0.057 0.077 0.072
  -- -- -- (0.231) (0.267) (0.259)
Observations 358 3444 2184 1346 1598 3560
  1. Source: RUMIC data set, wave 2009.
  2. # Retirees and early retirees are excluded from the subsample of quitters. -- not applicable.