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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: The demand for, and impact of, youth internships: evidence from a randomized experiment in Yemen

  All applicants Control group Treatment group p value Take-up group
Female 0.30 0.31 0.26 0.154 0.25
Located in Aden 0.47 0.35 0.51 s 0.51
Age 26.2 25.8 26.2 0.211 25.9
Has university education 0.71 0.68 0.70 0.559 0.63
Can use a computer 0.82 0.92 0.92 0.819 0.90
More advanced computer skills 0.48 0.34 0.36 0.215 0.35
English skills (1 to 5 scale, 1 best) 2.86 2.82 2.85 0.994 2.97
Has a driver’s license 0.24 0.26 0.29 0.681 0.30
Is a business major 0.27 0.48 0.51 s 0.51
Is an engineering or IT major 0.43 0.25 0.25 s 0.23
Accounting specialization 0.13 0.13 0.14 s 0.11
Business specialization 0.06 0.30 0.28 s 0.31
Marketing specialization 0.01 0.03 0.07 s 0.07
English specialization 0.06 0.10 0.09 s 0.09
Sample size 3487 153 430   158
  1. Notes: s denotes variables used in stratified randomization. p values are from regression test of difference in means, controlling for stratification dummies