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Table 15 Correlates of hiring rates, logit specification (customer service and sales)

From: Criminal background and job performance

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Hired Hired Hired Hired Hired Hired
pre_crim 0.2477* 0.2682** −0.3064*** − 0.1723* −0.3013*** − 0.3240
(1.95) (2.09) (−3.30) (− 1.74) (−3.27) (−1.35)
school   −0.0937    0.0537 0.0537
  (−1.27)    (1.17) (1.17)
fewer_short_jobs   0.1474***    0.1606*** 0.1606***
  (4.96)    (9.56) (9.54)
longest_job   −0.0507*    0.0347* 0.0346*
  (−1.76)    (1.75) (1.75)
pos_applied==Sales     1.5735*** −4.4892*** −4.4949***
    (5.61) (−3.58) (−3.56)
crim*sales       0.0334
      (0.13)
Constant −1.4540*** −0.9385*** −1.6917*** −1.9813*** − 1.5885*** −1.5882***
(−5.79) (−3.06) (−4.41e+12) (−15.65) (−16.06) (− 16.04)
location dummies No No Yes No Yes Yes
Observations 73,885 73,884 67,700 73,885 67,699 67,699
Pseudo R-squared 0.001 0.004 0.082 0.087 0.087 0.087
  1. Sample contains only applicants for whom information about criminal background is available. t-statistics in parentheses. Robust standard errors
  2. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < .01