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Table 16 Criminal record and position as correlates of psychometric variables (customer service and sales)

From: Criminal background and job performance

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18)
badservice confidence_regress rulebreaker1 open1 open2 open3 con1 con2 con3 extra1 extra2 extra3 agree1 agree2 agree3 neur1 neur2 neur3
pre_crim − 0.0016 0.0032 −0.0081 − 0.0617** − 0.0026 − 0.0586** 0.0043 − 0.0378 − 0.1115*** 0.0124 0.0628*** 0.0852*** − 0.0252 − 0.0020 0.0646*** 0.0259 0.0361 0.0028
(−0.09) (0.26) (−0.51) (−2.25) (−0.16) (−2.21) (0.18) (−1.45) (−4.36) (0.55) (2.69) (3.09) (−1.03) (−0.08) (3.23) (0.95) (1.42) (0.13)
position_type==Sales 0.1050*** 0.0747*** 0.0117* −0.0957*** 0.0486*** 0.0380*** −0.0333*** 0.0237** −0.3934*** −0.0734*** 0.1449*** 0.0785*** −0.0125 0.0308*** 0.0697*** 0.0086 0.0790*** 0.2418***
(13.19) (14.82) (1.85) (−9.42) (7.23) (3.73) (−3.54) (2.38) (−53.47) (−8.15) (16.51) (7.66) (−1.35) (3.36) (8.86) (0.84) (8.43) (26.43)
crim*sales 0.0017 −0.0292* −0.0028 0.0242 −0.0163 0.0086 0.0047 0.0212 0.0954*** 0.0112 −0.0730** −0.0549* 0.0126 −0.0018 − 0.0461* −0.0466 − 0.0091 −0.0078
(0.07) (−1.89) (−0.14) (0.73) (−0.80) (0.27) (0.16) (0.67) (3.70) (0.40) (−2.53) (−1.66) (0.43) (−0.06) (−1.96) (−1.42) (−0.30) (− 0.28)
Constant 0.1327*** −0.0032 0.0993*** 0.6144*** 0.0967*** 0.4148*** 0.7193*** 0.3683*** 0.4164*** 0.7767*** 0.1737*** 0.4362*** 0.2902*** 0.7114*** 0.7844*** 0.5638*** 0.6619*** 0.1796***
(27.50) (−1.00) (23.34) (88.74) (23.00) (59.19) (112.55) (53.68) (59.39) (131.14) (32.24) (61.84) (44.95) (110.39) (134.12) (79.93) (98.37) (32.89)
Observations 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698
R-squared 0.018 0.021 0.000 0.011 0.005 0.002 0.001 0.001 0.228 0.007 0.027 0.007 0.000 0.001 0.009 0.000 0.008 0.069
Adjusted R-squared 0.018 0.021 0.000 0.010 0.005 0.002 0.001 0.001 0.228 0.006 0.026 0.007 0.000 0.001 0.009 −0.000 0.008 0.069
  1. Sample contains only hired workers for whom information about criminal background is available. t-statistics in parentheses. Robust standard errors
  2. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < .01