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Table 5 OLS estimates of the wage equation (robust Se, non-linear schooling)

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
Illiterate (Omitted)   (Omitted)  
Primary 0.133 0.000 0.107 0.000
Secondary and lower diploma 0.246 0.000 0.172 0.000
College and higher diploma 0.460 0.000 0.370 0.000
Graduate 0.784 0.000 0.602 0.000
Tenure 0.002 0.000 0.002 0.000
Tenure square −2.000E−07 0.000 −1.600E−07 0.000
Female −0.272 0.000 −0.364 0.000
Work in Israel 0.729 0.000 0.584 0.000
Occupation dummiesa     
 Legislators and senior administrators (Omitted)   (Omitted)  
 Professionals and clerks −0.243 0.000 −0.231 0.000
 Services and shop sales −0.421 0.000 −0.363 0.000
 Skilled agricultural and fishery workers −0.417 0.000 −0.244 0.000
 Crafts’ workers −0.436 0.000 −0.191 0.000
 Plant and machine operators −0.407 0.000 −0.265 0.000
 Elementary occupations −0.470 0.000 −0.330 0.000
Work in agriculture −0.286 0.000 −0.312 0.000
Constant 4.135 0.000 3.990 0.000
N 160,445 7066
R-squared 0.686 0.704
Mean VIF 4.02 5.2
  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 1.37, and for the non-rural inhabitants. For the rural population, the VIF for the work in agriculture is 1.69 and for the skilled agricultural and fishery workers is 1.72