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Table 3 Fractions of job applications that led to a positive employer response

From: The employability of ex-offenders: a field experiment in the Swedish labor market

Occupation Number of employers All Non-offender Ex-offender Ratio
Accounting clerk 74 0.16 0.26 0.05 4.75
Auto mechanic 66 0.24 0.26 0.23 1.13
Cleaner 132 0.11 0.15 0.08 2.00
Enrolled nurse 71 0.25 0.30 0.20 1.50
Preschool teacher 136 0.36 0.49 0.23 2.13
Restaurant worker 301 0.20 0.25 0.16 1.57
Salesperson 69 0.27 0.33 0.20 1.64
Software developer 71 0.35 0.46 0.23 2.06
Truck driver 119 0.12 0.11 0.13 0.87
All occupations 1039 0.22 0.28 0.16 1.72
  1. Notes: Ratio is calculated by dividing the fraction of applications that led to a positive employer response for the non-offender by the fraction of applications that led to a positive employer response for the ex-offender