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Table 3 Effects of temporal distance between pay and reference week on labor force participation

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

  All individuals Recipients Recipients’ partners
Transfer occurred: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)
One week before the reference week -0.028* -0.009 -0.009 -0.072** -0.044 -0.044 0.015* 0.006 0.148
  (0.016) (0.030) (0.030) (0.029) (0.060) (0.060) (0.009) (0.007) (0.203)
During the reference week -0.027 -0.011 -0.011 -0.054* -0.046 -0.046 0.002 0.019 0.162
  (0.017) (0.032) (0.032) (0.029) (0.059) (0.059) (0.012) (0.016) (0.206)
At least one week after the reference week -0.011 -0.007 -0.007 -0.029 -0.024 -0.024 0.010 -0.001 -0.319
  (0.014) (0.024) (0.024) (0.024) (0.047) (0.047) (0.010) (0.009) (0.336)
Municipality fixed effects No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Additional controls No No Yes No No Yes No No Yes
Observations 1,615 1,615 1,615 859 859 859 756 756 756
R-squared 0.003 0.144 0.144 0.008 0.284 0.284 0.005 0.280 0.280
  1. Notes: Robust standard errors in parentheses. Additional controls include: an indicator for sex, an indicator for marital status (married or living together), age, indicators for educational level (primary, secondary, tertiary), an indicator for Spanish mother tongue, an indicator for poverty status, an indicator for living in rural areas, and interactions terms between an indicator for household head and temporal distance between pay and reference week.
  2. ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1.