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Table 1 Minimum wage effect on employment (by Region)

From: Minimum wage effects on employment and working time of Chinese workers——evidence based on CHNS

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Whole Eastern Central/Western Coastal Inland
mw_avg −2.134 0.317 0.778 1.362 −0.0264
  (2.241) (2.971) (1.441) (1.832) (1.531)
mw_avg−1 Y Y Y Y Y
Individual characteristics Y Y Y Y Y
Macro-economic variables, province dummy, year dummy Y Y Y Y Y
N 12861 3081 4358 3935 3504
R 2 0.13 0.140 0.208 0.163 0.187
  1. mw_avg and mw_avg−1 represent the ratio of minimum wage to average wage and the lagged ratio respectively. Robust standard errors are in parentheses