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Table 2 Predictors of call-back rate and scheduled meeting

From: Financial work incentives for disability benefit recipients: lessons from a randomised field experiment

   (1) Call-back (2) Call-back (3) Meeting
   Coeff. (S.E.) Coeff. (S.E.) Coeff. (S.E.)
Treatment (=1 if seed capital: high) −0.002 0.012 −0.002 0.013 0.013 0.013
Age −0.007* 0.004 −0.004 0.004 −0.009* 0.005
Age squared 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Sex (=1 if male) 0.007 0.011 0.007 0.012 0.025* 0.014
Foreign (= 1 if foreign) 0.027* 0.015 0.046** 0.022 0.058** 0.027
Civil status (ref.: married)       
  Single or widow 0.024 0.016 0.013 0.019 0.009 0.015
  Separated or divorced 0.017 0.017 0.013 0.020 0.041 0.028
Child (= 1 if at least 1 child) 0.024 0.017 0.013 0.017 0.016 0.022
Disease (ref.: Mental)       
  Nervous system −0.031 0.019 −0.020 0.013 −0.008 0.013
  Back disorders −0.003 0.022 0.016 0.022 0.005 0.023
  Other musculoskeletal diseases −0.024 0.019 0.011 0.024 0.012 0.025
  Injuries −0.005 0.023 0.021 0.026 0.015 0.039
  Other 0.006 0.020 0.007 0.020 −0.007 0.020
Pension (ref.: half)       
  Full 0.017 0.016 −0.003 0.021 0.017 0.023
  Three quarters −0.029 0.018 −0.030 0.022 −0.003 0.026
  One quarter −0.044*** 0.015 −0.055*** 0.018 −0.018 0.018
Start of pension receipt (ref.: 2001 - 2006)       
  Before 1996 0.008 0.015 −0.015 0.015 0.003 0.019
  1996 – 2000 0.023 0.016 0.006 0.018 0.009 0.021
  After 2006 0.013 0.017 0.011 0.022 −0.012 0.023
Education (ref.: high school/vocational)       
  Compulsory education or less −0.011 0.015 −0.015 0.017
  Higher vocational degree   0.013 0.023 0.022 0.026
Self-reported health (ref.: not so good)       
  Good/very good   0.013 0.016 0.007 0.016
  Bad    −0.002 0.015 0.022 0.021
Employment (ref.: previously employed)       
  Currently employed   0.004 0.016 0.031 0.019
  Never employed   −0.038*** 0.010 −0.032** 0.014
Job search (ref.: difficult)       
  Easy    0.008 0.038 0.040 0.049
  Almost impossible   −0.024 0.016 −0.004 0.015
  Missing    −0.017 0.029 0.011 0.033
Survey participation (= 1 if participates) −0.016 0.012     
Adjusted R2   0.013 0.016 0.047
Number of observations 4,000 2,297 1,260
  1. Note: The table shows OLS estimates for the experimental sample (column 1), for survey participants (column 2), and for individuals in the canton of Vaud who participated in the survey (column 3). The outcome variables are an indicator for interest in seed capital, measured as case-worker contact with request for more information (columns 1 and 2) and an indicator for whether a meeting with the case worker was scheduled to discuss further steps (column 3). The regression coefficients are computed using sampling weights. Standard errors in parentheses. Significance: *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01