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Table 1 Heckman joint maximum likelihood estimates of the wage equation

From: The differential impact of employment in agriculture on wages for rural and non-rural Palestine

  Non-rural population Rural population
Coeff. Se P value Coeff. Se P value
Schooling 0.0078 0.0019 0.0000 0.0069 0.0020 0.0010
Age 0.0270 0.0032 0.0000 0.0281 0.0038 0.0000
Age square −0.0003 0.0000 0.0000 −0.0003 0.0000 0.0000
Female −0.1493 0.0401 0.0000 −0.1209 0.0316 0.0000
Work in Israel 0.5928 0.0151 0.0000 0.4390 0.0147 0.0000
Occupation dummiesa       
 Legislators and senior administrators 0.8794 0.4129 0.0330 −0.1359 0.0506 0.0070
 Professionals and clerks 0.4532 0.1179 0.0000 0.4596 0.1139 0.0000
 Services and shop sales 0.1468 0.0863 0.0890 −0.1190 0.1218 0.3290
 Skilled agricultural and fishery workers −0.0106 0.0236 0.6510 0.0820 0.0232 0.0000
 Crafts’ workers 0.2197 0.1220 0.0720 −0.0313 0.0976 0.7490
 Plant and machine operators 0.2561 0.0685 0.0000 0.2338 0.0733 0.0010
Governorate dummiesa       
 Jenin 0.6312 0.0334 0.0000 0.5724 0.0331 0.0000
 Tubas 0.5664 0.0240 0.0000 0.3333 0.0325 0.0000
 Tulkarem 0.5428 0.0256 0.0000 0.4939 0.0376 0.0000
 Nablus 0.7052 0.0722 0.0000 0.4553 0.0420 0.0000
 Qalqilia 0.6708 0.0357 0.0000 0.6496 0.0409 0.0000
 Salfeet 0.8953 0.0785 0.0000 0.8024 0.0496 0.0000
 Ramallah 0.8628 0.0991 0.0000 0.6479 0.0412 0.0000
 Jericho 0.5522 0.0219 0.0000 0.3573 0.0303 0.0000
 Jerusalem 1.0478 0.0459 0.0000 0.8206 0.0555 0.0000
 41 1.0697 0.0464 0.0000    
 Bethlahim 0.7395 0.0630 0.0000 0.7379 0.0525 0.0000
 Hebron 0.6721 0.0307 0.0000 0.5415 0.0388 0.0000
 GS-north 0.2208 0.0247 0.0000 0.2184 0.0669 0.0010
 Gaza city 0.2416 0.0379 0.0000 0.1985 0.0443 0.0000
 Deir Albalah 0.0719 0.0258 0.0050 0.0440 0.0624 0.4810
 Khan younis −0.0364 0.0219 0.0960 0.0837 0.0350 0.0170
Constant 2.6862 0.0790 0.0000 2.7360 0.0949 0.0000
  1. Quarter dummies are removed for brevity and can be made available at request
  2. aThe base groups for occupation dummies is elementary occupations, for quarter dummies is the third quarter of 2012, and for governorate is Rafah