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Table 3 Financial remittances and the role of the state (OLS)

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

  Create jobs Ensure well-being Reduce inequality Create jobs Ensure well-being Reduce inequality
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Remittances 0.0261 0.0183 0.0390 −0.0614 −0.0689 0.0123
  [0.031] [0.032] [0.031] [0.0516] [0.0540] [0.0497]
Contact-Low     0.00807 0.0281 0.0447*
     [0.0276] [0.0276] [0.0267]
Contact-Medium     0.0479 −0.0230 0.00753
     [0.0351] [0.0403] [0.0356]
Contact-High     0.0635 0.0662 −0.000494
     [0.0402] [0.0409] [0.0403]
Remittances*Contact-Low     0.0189 0.0429 0.0590
     [0.0908] [0.0921] [0.0864]
Remittances*Contact-Medium     0.0296 0.108 −0.0500
     [0.0747] [0.0795] [0.0747]
Remittances*Contact-High     0.161 ** 0.125 * 0.123 *
     [0.0713] [0.0743] [0.0702]
Gov’t efficacy −0.0131 −0.00262 0.00225 0.0183*** 0.0235*** 0.0304***
  [0.010] [0.010] [0.010] [0.00460] [0.00474] [0.00466]
Political interest −0.00446 −0.0360** −0.0504*** 0.0189** −0.0145* −0.0361***
  [0.015] [0.016] [0.015] [0.00748] [0.00761] [0.00738]
Intercept 6.325*** 5.667*** 6.196*** 5.739*** 5.118*** 5.683***
  [0.143] [0.148] [0.142] [0.0701] [0.0721] [0.0696]
N 11799 11751 11741 54009 53830 53711
R 2 0.073 0.047 0.067 0.061 0.042 0.061
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