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Table 6 Size-training premium: Robustness by income groups

From: Investing in formal on-the-job training: are SMEs lagging much behind?

Sample Low income Middle -low income Middle high income
  (1) (2) (3)
Small Firms 0.128 0.11 0.219
  [0.0180]*** [0.0153]*** [0.0198]***
Medium Firms 0.305 0.293 0.384
  [0.0292]*** [0.0205]*** [0.0194]***
Large Firms 0.432 0.392 0.405
  [0.0353]*** [0.0223]*** [0.0158]***
Baseline Specification? Yes Yes Yes
Country Fixed Effects? Yes Yes Yes
Sector Fixed Effects? Yes Yes Yes
Observations7 04017 3175 287
  1. Source: Author’s calculations are based on the Enterprise Suveys (World Bank).
  2. Note: *significantat 10%; **significantat 5%; ***significantat 1%. Dependent variable is a dummy variable that equals 1 when the firm reports providing on-the-job training. Standard errors are clustered at the country and sector level. Columns (1) through (3) report the results of estimating the baseline specification (in column (3) of Table 3) for different samples. Column (1) includes only firms in low income countries, column (2) includes only countries in low-middle income countries and column (3) includes only firms in high-middle income countries. All the variables are defined in Additional file 3.