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Table 3 Regression results for the most parsimonious specification without control variables

From: The effect of doubling the minimum wage on employment: evidence from Russia

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
  EMPLOY FORMAL INFORM UNEMPL YOUT_E YOUT_U FEM_E FEM_U LOW_E LOW_U
Panel A: all regions, N = 85
Fraction affected 0.000 −0.050 0.049 −0.010 −0.088 0.069 −0.062 −0.003 0.025 −0.021
  (0.052) (0.057) (0.038) (0.043) (0.100) (0.113) (0.052) (0.046) (0.089) (0.070)
R 2 0.000 0.005 0.015 0.000 0.012 0.004 0.010 0.000 0.001 0.000
H0: fraction affected[FORMAL] = fraction affected[INFORM], p value = 0.224
Panel B: regions with federal minimum wage, N = 68
Fraction affected 0.057 0.015 0.037 −0.076 0.006 −0.133 −0.029 −0.058 0.003 −0.083
  (0.089) (0.107) (0.070) (0.088) (0.147) (0.184) (0.096) (0.094) (0.145) (0.146)
R 2 0.006 0.000 0.005 0.010 0.000 0.008 0.001 0.005 0.000 0.004
H0: fraction affected[FORMAL] = fraction affected[INFORM], p value = 0.887
Panel C: regions with own minimum wage, N = 17
Fraction affected −0.097 −0.203** 0.106* 0.003 −0.291* 0.295** −0.121 −0.027 −0.043 0.007
  (0.075) (0.088) (0.054) (0.029) (0.153) (0.133) (0.072) (0.045) (0.125) (0.065)
R 2 0.122 0.215 0.115 0.001 0.212 0.209 0.155 0.021 0.008 0.000
H0: fraction affected[FORMAL] = fraction affected[INFORM], p value = 0.011
Panel D: Northern regions are dropped, N = 60
Fraction affected 0.022 −0.005 0.024 0.031 −0.161* 0.181* 0.004 0.029 0.030 0.050
  (0.049) (0.057) (0.041) (0.040) (0.090) (0.094) (0.049) (0.046) (0.076) (0.075)
R 2 0.001 0.000 0.003 0.002 0.047 0.023 0.000 0.002 0.002 0.002
H0: fraction affected[FORMAL] = fraction affected[INFORM], p value = 0.736
Panel E: regressions with weights, N = 85
Fraction affected −0.021 −0.082* 0.063* 0.010 −0.153* 0.095 −0.073 0.023 0.045 −0.025
  (0.044) (0.047) (0.036) (0.033) (0.080) (0.092) (0.048) (0.033) (0.072) (0.061)
R 2 0.003 0.030 0.040 0.001 0.068 0.014 0.026 0.003 0.006 0.001
H0: fraction affected[FORMAL] = fraction affected[INFORM], p value = 0.039
  1. Note: Standard errors are in parentheses
  2. *p < 0.10; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01