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Table 7 Adjusted regression, treatment is receiving financial remittances

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

  Ensure well-being Create jobs Reduce inequality
  OLS PSM OLS PSM OLS PSM
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Remittances 0.005 0.033 0.006 0.320 0.043 0.274
  [0.029] [0.232] [0.028] [0.202] [0.028] [0.187]
Contact 0.016** 0.125** 0.021*** 0.013 0.008 0.068
  [0.007] [0.058] [0.006] [0.048] [0.006] [0.050]
Gov’t efficiency 0.023*** 0.041 0.018*** 0.033 0.030*** 0.035
  [0.005] [0.044] [0.005] [0.045] [0.005] [0.044]
Political interest −0.014* −0.003 0.019** −0.029 −0.036*** −0.008
  [0.008] [0.080] [0.007] [0.072] [0.007] [0.074]
Intercept 5.116*** 5.242*** 5.736*** 6.488*** 5.683*** 6.374***
  [0.072] [0.625] [0.070] [0.636] [0.070] [0.649]
Observations 53,830 1,622 54,009 1,630 53,711 1,629
R-squared 0.042 0.104 0.061 0.113 0.061 0.186
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