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Table 9 Estimated coefficients of initial employment status equation of the Heckman model by country, 2007–2010

From: Disability and employment across Central and Eastern European Countries

  Poland Lithuania Czech Republic Slovak Republic Hungary Romania
Age [35–44] 0.394 *** 0.055   3.245 ** 0.903 ** 0.828 *** 0.220  
Age [45–54] 0.021   −0.171   3.557 *** 0.490   0.709 * −0.554 **
Age [55–60] −0.854 *** −0.302   −0.775   −0.999 ** −0.105   −2.044 ***
Upper secondary 0.585 *** 0.281   0.409   1.826 *** 1.352 *** 0.881 ***
Post-secondary or tertiary 1.182 *** 0.700 * −1.467   2.144 *** 1.169 *** 2.026 ***
Married 0.453 *** 0.464 * 0.349   0.671 ** −0.134   0.230  
Number of kids 0–3 −0.289 * −0.756 * −7.988 *** −0.922 ** −2.024 *** −0.878 *
Number of kids 4–15 0.039   −0.021   −1.683 * −0.040   −0.271 * −0.043  
Local unemployment rate −0.110 * −0.040   0.110   −0.005   0.746 * −0.349  
Equivalised household income (.000) 0.150 *** 0.317 *** 1.235 *** 0.483 *** 0.758 *** 0.779 ***
Female −1.133 *** −0.463 * −10.911 *** −0.780 *** −1.326 *** −1.503 ***
Disability −0.928 *** −0.668 *** −14.386 *** −0.897 ** −2.456 *** −1.935 ***
Strong disability −2.533 *** −2.422 *** −17.768 *** −3.284 *** −4.188 *** −3.522 ***
Change in local unemployment rate 2006–2007 0.023 * −0.068 ** 0.070   −0.132 *** −0.333 * 0.013  
Constant 2.261 *** 0.315   14.601 ** −1.533   −8.031 * 2.160  
ρ 0.39 *** 0.61 *** 0.079 ** 0.086   0.16 *** 0.209 **
θ 1.92 *** 0.94 *** 5.577 ** 5.962 * 5.54 *** 4.380 **
  1. *Significant at the 10 % level; **significant at the 5 % level; ***significant at the 1 % level
  2. Source: our elaborations of EU SILC data