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Table 14 Question-level correlates of criminal background in hired population (all positions)

From: Criminal background and job performance

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
pre_crim pre_crim pre_crim pre_crim pre_crim pre_crim
school −0.0006     −0.0109 −0.0018
(−0.09)     (−1.49) (−0.25)
fewer_short_jobs   −0.0207***    −0.0201*** −0.0189***
  (−5.45)    (−5.25) (−4.99)
longest_job   0.0184***    0.0194*** 0.0230***
  (8.84)    (8.94) (10.50)
badservice    0.0178**   0.0183**  
   (2.15)   (2.21)  
confidence_regress    −0.0109   −0.0040  
   (− 0.88)   (− 0.32)  
rulebreaker1    −0.0098   − 0.0068  
   (−1.03)   (−0.72)  
open1     −0.0221***   −0.0228***
    (−3.50)   (−3.62)
open2     0.0744***   0.0830***
    (6.10)   (6.79)
open3     −0.0231***   − 0.0195***
    (−3.78)   (−3.19)
con1     0.0098   0.0064
    (1.43)   (0.93)
con2     −0.0099   −0.0079
    (−1.54)   (−1.24)
con3     −0.0840***   −0.0907***
    (− 13.36)   (− 14.24)
extra1     0.0152**   0.0136*
    (2.14)   (1.94)
extra2     0.0100   0.0130*
    (1.33)   (1.74)
extra3     0.0196***   0.0220***
    (3.04)   (3.43)
agree1     −0.0095   −0.0106
    (−1.43)   (−1.61)
agree2     0.0016   0.0044
    (0.24)   (0.66)
agree3     0.0878***   0.0888***
    (9.31)   (9.38)
neur1     −0.0036   −0.0039
    (− 0.60)   (− 0.64)
neur2     0.0132**   0.0148**
    (2.05)   (2.31)
neur3     0.0071   0.0072
    (1.00)   (1.02)
Constant 0.1141*** −0.0030 0.1120*** 0.0396*** −0.0059 − 0.0970***
(32.71) (−0.27) (32.22) (2.93) (−0.53) (−5.52)
Observations 11,008 11,008 11,008 11,008 11,008 11,008
R-squared 0.000 0.008 0.001 0.021 0.009 0.032
Adjusted R-squared −0.000 0.008 0.000 0.020 0.009 0.030
  1. Sample contains only hired workers for whom information about criminal background is available. Standardized beta coefficients. t-statistics in parentheses. Robust standard errors
  2. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < .01