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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics (according to temporal distance between pay and reference week)

From: Do benefit recipients change their labor supply after receiving the cash transfer? Evidence from the Peruvian Juntos program

  Temporal distance between pay and reference week
Variable At least two weeks before One week before During the reference week At least one week after
Age 43.53 41.70 42.53 42.27
  (12.16) (10.60) (12.29) (11.68)
Male 0.47 0.48 0.46 0.46
  (0.50) (0.50) (0.50) (0.50)
Education level: No education 0.19 0.18 0.17 0.19
  (0.39) (0.39) (0.38) (0.39)
Education level: Primary 0.60 0.67 0.64 0.63
  (0.49) (0.47) (0.48) (0.48)
Education level: Secondary 0.21 0.14 0.18 0.17
  (0.40) (0.34) (0.38) (0.37)
Education level: Tertiary 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
  (0.11) (0.12) (0.11) (0.11)
Mother tongue: Spanish 0.30 0.28 0.33 0.27
  (0.46) (0.45) (0.47) (0.44)
Mother tongue: Quechua 0.61 0.71 0.62 0.68
  (0.49) (0.46) (0.49) (0.46)
Mother tongue: Other 0.09 0.01 0.05 0.05
  (0.28) (0.09) (0.22) (0.22)
Poverty condition: Extremely poor 0.40 0.47 0.43 0.47
  (0.49) (0.50) (0.50) (0.50)
Poverty condition: Poor 0.37 0.39 0.36 0.35
  (0.48) (0.49) (0.48) (0.48)
Poverty condition: Non poor 0.22 0.14 0.21 0.18
  (0.42) (0.35) (0.41) (0.39)
Lives in rural area 0.90 0.77 0.83 0.86
  (0.30) (0.42) (0.37) (0.35)
In labor force 0.95 0.93 0.93 0.95
  (0.21) (0.25) (0.26) (0.22)
Weekly hours worked 30.66 29.25 30.19 31.77
  (15.68) (15.91) (17.97) (16.22)
Worked for paid activities 0.55 0.58 0.53 0.55
  (0.50) (0.49) (0.50) (0.50)
Observations 563 425 442 565