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Table 1 Summary statistics

From: The long-term effects of military conscription on educational attainment and wages

   (1) (2) (3) (4)
Conscription No Yes Yes Yes
Birth cohort Cohort 1959 ± 1 cohort ± 2 cohorts ± 3 cohorts
Age 38.1 38.0 38.0 38.1
Years of completed education 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.2
Tertiary education (%) 34.4 32.6 32.6 32.6
  Higher professional education (%) 22.1 21.7 21.8 21.8
  University degree (%) 12.3 10.8 10.8 10.8
Gross annual wages (in 1000 euro) 28.5 28.0 28.0 28.0
Served in the army (%) 0 44.1 39.9 39.4
Special exemption status (%) 0 3.5 5.9 7.7
  1. Note: Columns (2), (3) and (4) contain, respectively, one, two or three cohorts before and after birth cohort 1959, but do not include cohort 1959.