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Table 2 Adjusted regressions (PSM), social remittances and the role of the state

From: Financial remittances, trans-border conversations, and the state

  Create jobs Ensure well-being Reduce inequality
  OLS PSM OLS PSM OLS PSM
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Remittances 0.026 −0.115 0.014 −0.052 0.043 −0.054
  [0.026] [0.125] [0.027] [0.124] [0.026] [0.115]
Family abroad 0.048** 0.356*** 0.042** 0.300** 0.031* 0.200*
  [0.019] [0.122] [0.020] [0.117] [0.019] [0.114]
Gov’t efficiency 0.018*** 0.028 0.024*** 0.041 0.031*** 0.044
  [0.005] [0.034] [0.005] [0.032] [0.005] [0.032]
Political Interest 0.019** 0.032 −0.014* −0.032 −0.035*** 0.025
  [0.007] [0.056] [0.008] [0.057] [0.007] [0.050]
Intercept 5.739*** 5.968*** 5.114*** 5.381*** 5.680*** 5.576***
  [0.070] [0.510] [0.072] [0.455] [0.070] [0.468]
Observations 54,089 3,125 53,910 3,117 53,796 3,125
R 2 0.060 0.086 0.041 0.070 0.061 0.069
Sociodemographic controls Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Country fixed effects Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Year fixed effects Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
  1. Sociodemographic controls are age, age^2, gender, education, marital status, employment status, race, socioeconomic status
  2. Robust standard errors in brackets *p < 0.1 **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01