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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