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Table 8 Marginal effects of multinomial logit results (by migration duration)

From: Are migrants discriminated against in Chinese urban labour markets?

Rural migrants Non-recent Recent
  Self-employed No contract Self-employed No contract
Age 0.129*** -0.013 0.127*** -0.028***
  (0.018) (0.014) (0.011) (0.007)
Age2 -0.001*** 0.000 -0.001*** 0.000***
  (0.000) (0.000) (0.000) (0.000)
Female -0.382*** -0.079** -0.612*** -0.169***
  (0.039) (0.032) (0.028) (0.018)
Junior middle school -0.486*** -0.413*** -0.590*** -0.526***
  (0.044) (0.039) (0.035) (0.027)
Senior middle school -1.000*** -0.903*** -1.057*** -0.988***
  (0.059) (0.050) (0.048) (0.033)
College and above -2.325*** -1.351*** -1.615*** -1.428***
  (0.197) (0.107) (0.123) (0.065)
Unmarried -0.701*** 0.286*** -1.211*** -0.020
  (0.079) (0.051) (0.050) (0.028)
N 25482   69139  
Urban migrants Non-recent Recent
  Self-employed No contract Self-employed No contract
Age 0.124*** -0.036 0.156*** -0.081***
  (0.036) (0.028) (0.025) (0.015)
Age2 -0.001*** 0.000 -0.002*** 0.001***
  (0.000) (0.000) (0.000) (0.000)
Female -0.084 0.086 -0.123** 0.113***
  (0.078) (0.062) (0.057) (0.037)
Junior middle school -0.314** -0.269* -0.569*** -0.413***
  (0.144) (0.139) (0.124) (0.108)
Senior middle school -1.024*** -0.759*** -1.287*** -1.032***
  (0.147) (0.139) (0.125) (0.108)
College and above -2.089*** -1.394*** -2.346*** -1.724***
  (0.169) (0.145) (0.137) (0.110)
Unmarried -0.455*** 0.314*** -0.884*** 0.154***
  (0.145) (0.088) (0.097) (0.055)
N 6608   15606  
  1. Notes: *, **, and *** represent significance levels of 10%, 5%, and 1%, respectively.
  2. Samples include individuals aged 16–60 years and who are out of school.
  3. Migrants that migrated for reasons not related to employment were dropped.
  4. The base category in the multinomial logit is formal employment.
  5. Regional dummies are included in the regressions but not reported.
  6. Standard errors are reported in brackets.
  7. Source: 1% population survey of China (2005).