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Table 7 Wage regression results: coefficients on the log of the minimum wage for different groups of workers

From: Compliance with legal minimum wages and overtime pay regulations in China

Coefficients on the minimum wage variable only
  (1) (2) (3) (4)
Dependent variable Log of basic monthly wage Log of (bonus+1) Log of basic wage plus bonus plus supplements Log of hours worked
Gender
 Male 1.008*** −5.386*** 0.095 0.052
  (0.228) (1.748) (0.119) (0.037)
 Female 0.746*** −7.792*** −0.143 0.046
  (0.224) (1.928) (0.119) (0.041)
Educational attainment
 College or above 0.640** −10.684*** −0.410 0.068*
  (0.305) (3.232) (0.325) (0.041)
 Junior college 1.177*** −8.171*** 0.142 0.013
  (0.264) (1.979) (0.180) (0.040)
 High school 1.081*** −6.191*** 0.177 0.014
  (0.238) (1.833) (0.109) (0.036)
 Junior high school or below 0.836*** −5.204*** −0.014 0.081
  (0.206) (2.000) (0.121) (0.052)
Age cohort
 Age 16–20 1.134*** −9.679*** −0.122 0.094
  (0.349) (2.408) (0.163) (0.073)
 Age 21–25 1.029*** −9.606*** −0.014 0.075
  (0.290) (2.013) (0.127) (0.051)
 Age 26–30 0.791*** −7.723*** −0.071 0.073*
  (0.234) (1.777) (0.127) (0.039)
 Age 31+ 0.834*** −5.093*** 0.026 0.031
  (0.206) (1.787) (0.119) (0.035)
Experience cohort
 Experience 1–3 0.984*** −10.118*** −0.091 0.083
  (0.251) (1.856) (0.144) (0.058)
 Experience 4–6 0.403 −5.396*** −0.169 0.070
  (0.269) (1.854) (0.149) (0.048)
 Experience 7–9 0.634*** −7.599*** −0.032 0.086**
  (0.229) (2.042) (0.131) (0.034)
 Experience 10+ 0.964*** −4.547** 0.109 −0.011
  (0.242) (2.091) (0.132) (0.036)
Position in firm
 Office workers 1.133*** −10.192*** −0.046 −0.020
  (0.366) (2.014) (0.251) (0.040)
 Manual workers with no skill certificate 0.649*** −6.852*** −0.032 0.139***
  (0.233) (2.100) (0.134) (0.050)
Firm ownership
 State funded firm 1.141* −8.059** 0.456 0.010
  (0.668) (3.721) (0.454) (0.119)
 Non-state domestic funded firm 0.998*** −4.502** 0.074 0.041
  (0.237) (2.152) (0.124) (0.044)
 HongKong, Taiwan, Macao funded firm 0.398 −19.374*** −0.198 0.243
  (0.462) (5.027) (0.379) (0.177)
 Foreign funded firm 1.185* −9.291*** 0.555 −0.032
  (0.625) (3.079) (0.453) (0.124)
Firm size
 Large 0.796 −5.563 0.393 0.038
  (0.773) (5.963) (0.404) (0.083)
 Medium 0.702** −5.769*** 0.003 0.039
  (0.283) (2.185) (0.161) (0.060)
 Small 0.486** −1.597 0.165 0.119**
  (0.204) (1.688) (0.145) (0.048)
Labor intensive firms: ascending sort by firm revenue per worker
 The first quintile 1.221*** −2.924 0.907*** 0.127*
  (0.229) (2.594) (0.206) (0.073)
 The second quintile 0.222 −4.986 0.115 0.006
  (0.424) (3.522) (0.274) (0.064)
 The third quintile 0.674 −4.517* −0.279* −0.033
  (0.410) (2.617) (0.163) (0.086)
 The fourth quintile 0.615 −10.761*** −0.267 0.208***
  (0.387) (3.338) (0.220) (0.060)
 The fifth quintile 1.114*** −6.757** 0.157 0.074*
  (0.395) (2.715) (0.287) (0.041)
  1. Standard errors in parentheses
  2. *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01