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Table 4 Meta-regression of married women’s wage elasticities

From: Own-wage labor supply elasticities: variation across time and estimation methods

 

On years with common support for the use of both Hausman and discrete models a

  

On all years b

Model

 

All elasticities

 

Participation elasticities

Hour elasticities

Without the US

  

All elasticities

 

Year

 

−0.013***

−0.013***

−0.012**

−0.012*

−0.013**

  

−0.024***

−0.024***

  

(.005)

(.005)

(.007)

(.006)

(.005)

  

(.004)

(.004)

Discrete model

0.012

 

0.013

0.170

−0.007

0.043

 

−0.236**

 

−0.012

 

(.083)

 

(.079)

(.251)

(.098)

(.090)

 

(.095)

 

(.089)

Desired hours

0.258***

0.185**

0.185**

0.086

0.837**

0.177**

 

0.253**

0.120

0.121

 

(.077)

(.078)

(.079)

(.114)

(.106)

(.083)

 

(.109)

(.094)

(.095)

Joint decision

−0.068

−0.022

−0.026

−0.087

0.024

−0.013

 

−0.043

0.005

0.008

 

(.063)

(.057)

(.062)

(.085)

(.088)

(.067)

 

(.083)

(.066)

(.071)

Fixed cost c

0.007

0.027

0.025

−0.024

0.069

0.014

 

0.007

0.039

0.041

 

(.059)

(.055)

(.057)

(.074)

(.082)

(.060)

 

(.082)

(.067)

(.070)

US

−0.050

−0.049

−0.045

−0.083

0.006

  

−0.015

−0.044

−0.046

 

(.088)

(.081)

(.084)

(.150)

(.108)

  

(.098)

(.080)

(.083)

Constant

0.341***

0.470***

0.462***

0.323

0.454***

0.439***

 

0.569***

1.025***

1.025***

 

(.068)

(.062)

(.079)

(.283)

(.089)

(.085)

 

(.069)

(.096)

(.096)

Nb of observations

75

75

75

32

43

67

 

90

90

90

R2

0.16

0.24

0.24

0.27

0.30

0.22

 

0.15

0.40

0.40

  1. Note: we regress elasticity values on modeling choices using estimates on adata from 1985 to 2004 and bdata from 1967 to 2004
  2. cWork cost specification in discrete models
  3. , and indicate significance levels at 1 %, 5 % and 10 % respectively