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Table 2 Correlates of soft skills training take-up

From: The impact of soft skills training on female youth employment: evidence from a randomized experiment in Jordan

Marginal effects from probit estimation   
Amman, Salt, or Zarqa 0.067 (0.108) −0.057 (0.114)
Tawjihi score above median −0.232** (0.107) −0.220** (0.109)
No desire to work full-time −0.265** (0.107) −0.270** (0.110)
Is allowed to travel to market alone −0.083 (0.105) −0.064 (0.107)
Also given wage subsidy 0.158 (0.105) 0.137 (0.107)
Married at baseline   −0.514*** (0.155)
Wealth index   0.008 (0.032)
Number of brothers   0.056** (0.028)
Number of sisters   −0.019 (0.024)
Has email   0.340** (0.165)
In admin/finance program   0.319*** (0.111)
Sample size 599 599
  1. Note: robust standard errors in parentheses
  2. *, **, and *** denote significance at the 10, 5, and 1 % levels, respectively