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Table 19 Question-level correlates of criminal background in hired population (customer service and sales)

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 − 0.0017     − 0.0121 − 0.0029
(− 0.24)     (−1.62) (− 0.39)
fewer_short_jobs   −0.0205***    −0.0198*** −0.0187***
  (−5.32)    (−5.10) (−4.86)
longest_job   0.0183***    0.0195*** 0.0231***
  (8.64)    (8.80) (10.31)
badservice    0.0178**   0.0181**  
   (2.11)   (2.14)  
confidence_regress    −0.0076   −0.0007  
   (−0.60)   (−0.06)  
rulebreaker1    − 0.0083   −0.0056  
   (−0.84)   (−0.57)  
open1     −0.0217***   −0.0224***
    (−3.38)   (−3.50)
open2     0.0798***   0.0877***
    (6.54)   (7.17)
open3     −0.0243***   −0.0205***
    (−3.91)   (−3.29)
con1     0.0070   0.0036
    (0.99)   (0.51)
con2     −0.0107   −0.0087
    (−1.64)   (−1.34)
con3     −0.0867***   −0.0935***
    (−13.56)   (−14.40)
extra1     0.0138*   0.0123*
    (1.91)   (1.71)
extra2     0.0112   0.0140*
    (1.46)   (1.84)
extra3     0.0187***   0.0209***
    (2.85)   (3.21)
agree1     −0.0088   −0.0099
    (−1.30)   (−1.48)
agree2     0.0001   0.0030
    (0.01)   (0.43)
agree3     0.0937***   0.0940***
    (10.06)   (10.06)
neur1     −0.0029   −0.0031
    (−0.46)   (− 0.50)
neur2     0.0139**   0.0156**
    (2.13)   (2.40)
neur3     0.0060   0.0062
    (0.83)   (0.86)
Constant 0.1154*** −0.0013 0.1128*** 0.0389*** −0.0047 − 0.0970***
(32.51) (−0.12) (31.90) (2.84) (−0.42) (−5.41)
Observations 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698 10,698
R-squared 0.000 0.008 0.000 0.022 0.009 0.032
Adjusted R-squared −0.000 0.008 0.000 0.020 0.009 0.031
  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