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Table 3 OLS estimates of the wage equation (robust Se)

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

Variablea Non-rural Rural
Coeff. P value Coeff. P value
Schooling 0.029 0.000 0.019 0.000
Age 0.054 0.000 0.038 0.000
Age square −0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000
Female −0.304 0.000 −0.387 0.000
Work in Israel 0.710 0.000 0.587 0.000
Occupation dummiesa     
 Legislators and senior administrators 0.492 0.000 0.317 0.000
 Professionals and clerks 0.203 0.000 0.051 0.009
 Services and shop sales 0.009 0.570 −0.122 0.000
 Skilled agricultural and fishery workers (Omitted)   (Omitted)  
 Crafts’ workers 0.009 0.547 0.054 0.002
 Plant and machine operators −0.051 0.001 −0.055 0.002
 Elementary occupations −0.070 0.000 −0.091 0.000
Work in agriculture −0.259 0.000 −0.300 0.000
Constant 2.478 0.000 3.457 0.000
N 156,647 68,609
R-squared 0.6805 0.6973
Mean VIF 4.0 15.2
  1. aQuarterly dummies and governorate dummies are not reported for brevity, and the set of instruments includes the wage plus selection equation variables. The VIF for the work in agriculture is 1.29, for the skilled agricultural and fishery workers is omitted, and for the non-rural inhabitants. For the rural population, the VIF for the work in agriculture is 1.29 and for the skilled agricultural and fishery workers is omitted