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Table 10 Membership of a political party in Senegal (migrants living in the US/France)

From: The economic side of social remittances: how money and ideas circulate between Paris, Dakar, and New York

Member of a political party (marginal effects) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Age (years) 0.00367 0.00293 0.00158 0.000737 -0.000235 0.000351
(1.68) (1.35) (0.65) (0.41) (-0.12) (0.15)
Sex (female) -0.0279 -0.0252 -0.00451 -0.0197 -0.000510 0.000573
(-0.54) (-0.46) (-0.09) (-0.38) (-0.01) (0.01)
Employed 0.101 0.135** 0.141***    0.131***
(ref. unemployed) (1.87) (2.74) (3.69)    (5.57)
Income: more than $16,000 0.102*** 0.0966*** 0.0865*** 0.00432 -0.00350  
(ref: <$16,000) (7.07) (4.69) (10.97) (0.14) (-0.12)  
Income: over $40,000 0.0683** 0.0564** 0.0426 -0.0286 -0.0427*  
(ref: <$16,000) (2.93) (2.69) (1.76) (-1.65) (-2.19)  
Plan to return to Senegal 0.0898*   0.0385 0.0593 0.0416 0.0389
(ref: no) (2.35)   (0.70) (1.18) (0.77) (0.81)
Send economic remittances   0.174* 0.141* 0.129* 0.113* 0.140*
(ref: no)   (2.44) (1.99) (2.39) (2.55) (2.34)
Own land/house in Senegal    0.117***   0.113*** 0.116***
(ref: no)    (5.32)   (3.99) (4.39)
Length of stay abroad (years)     0.000699 -0.000198 0.000000385
    (0.58) (-0.16) (0.00)
Education: High School     0.0492* 0.0446  
(ref. none)     (2.09) (1.85)  
Some College     0.00903 0.00744  
    (0.55) (0.44)  
Bachelor     0.00615 0.0110  
    (0.11) (0.17)  
N 754 754 754 754 754 754
  1. Note: Table reports average marginal effects of the logit specification. The marginal effects are evaluated at the means of the data. For binary variables, the marginal effects are the differences between the two categories of the independent variable. All regressions include country-fixed effects. T-statistics in parentheses (*p<0.1 ** p<0.05, *** p<0.01). Source: SSU survey (DIAL, IRD 2012)