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Table 10 Correlates of criminal records in applicant pool compared with correlates of missing records in hired pool (customer service and sales)

From: Criminal background and job performance

  (1) (2) (3) (4)
Applicant pool Hired pool
Has criminal record Has criminal record Missing criminal records Missing criminal records
school −0.0099*** − 0.0045* 0.0170** − 0.0028
(−4.04) (−1.83) (2.50) (−1.36)
fewer_short_jobs −0.0114*** − 0.0112*** 0.0271*** 0.0052***
(−8.83) (−8.76) (7.64) (4.75)
longest_job 0.0151*** 0.0162*** −0.0041* − 0.0013*
(18.33) (19.58) (−1.75) (−1.79)
sales 0.1185*** 0.0323 −0.6308*** −0.0002
(39.86) (1.41) (−95.64) (−0.04)
Constant −0.0177*** −0.0946*** 0.6964*** 0.3453***
(−4.01) (−21.04) (54.99) (62.60)
location dummies No Yes No Yes
Observations 73,884 73,884 20,005 19,955
R-squared 0.033 0.052 0.321 0.937
Adjusted R-squared 0.033 0.051 0.321 0.937
  1. t-statistics in parentheses. Robust standard errors
  2. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < .01