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Table 3 Treatment impacts on employment

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

  Labor force participation Employed Formal contract Employed and registered for social security (survey) Employed and registered for social security (admin data) Hours worked last week Work income (not conditional on working) Work income (conditional on working)
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
Assigned to soft skills training 0.026 (0.023) 0.012 (0.028) 0.005 (0.023) 0.004 (0.017) −0.007 (0.015) 0.748 (1.062) 2.262 (4.715) −0.019 (4.198)
Assigned to soft skills*follow-up 2 (December 2011) −0.001 (0.031) −0.015 (0.031) 0.006 (0.026) −0.001 (0.020) −0.003 (0.015) −0.279 (1.249) −2.971 (5.253) −2.908 (7.109)
Assigned to soft skills*follow-up 3 (January 2013) −0.028 (0.033) 0.021 (0.034) 0.017 (0.028) 0.013 (0.025) n.a. 1.160(1.324) 8.177 (6.635) 6.435 (9.720)
Follow-up 2 (December 2011) −0.256*** (0.021) −0.155*** (0.021) −0.068*** (0.018) 0.040*** (0.014) 0.066*** (0.010) −3.839*** (0.827) −17.296*** (3.637) 17.652*** (4.992)
Follow-up 3 (January 2013) −0.214*** (0.023) −0.124*** (0.023) −0.027 (0.019) 0.070*** (0.017) n.a. −3.996*** (0.889) −9.125** (4.430) 54.463*** (6.912)
Control mean in first follow-up 0.783 0.345 0.157 0.087 0.074 12.263 52.185 155.199
Sample size 3759 3759 3720 3603 2564 3721 3721 1049
p value: no effect at follow-up 2 0.382 0.909 0.531 0.883 0.577 0.663 0.876 0.679
p value: no effect at follow-up 3 0.937 0.195 0.312 0.439 0.623 0.078 0.078 0.498
p value: equality of follow-up 2 and 3 effects 0.419 0.160 0.639 0.480 0.813 0.199 0.034 0.320
  1. Note: Huber-White standard errors in parentheses, clustered at the student level. All regressions also control for stratification dummies
  2. n.a. denotes Administrative Data on Social Security Registration not available for the third follow-up period
  3. *, **, and *** indicate significance at the 10, 5, and 1 % levels, respectively