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Table 3 Correlates of hiring rates (customer service and sales)

From: Criminal background and job performance

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Hired Hired Hired Hired Hired Hired
pre_crim 0.0410* 0.0440* − 0.0398*** − 0.0280* − 0.0394*** − 0.0263
(1.73) (1.84) (− 3.02) (− 1.77) (− 2.98) (− 1.59)
school   − 0.0142    0.0062 0.0061
  (− 1.14)    (1.28) (1.28)
fewer_short_jobs   0.0225***    0.0183*** 0.0182***
  (5.43)    (11.52) (11.60)
longest_job   − 0.0081    0.0041 0.0042
  (− 1.55)    (1.62) (1.64)
pos_applied==Sales     0.2752*** − 0.1357 − 0.1308
    (4.42) (− 1.10) (− 1.05)
crim*sales       − 0.0282
      (− 1.16)
Constant 0.1894*** 0.2706*** 0.1556*** 0.1219*** 0.1674*** 0.1671***
(4.91) (4.53) (4.27e+11) (9.06) (14.78) (14.82)
location dummies No No Yes No Yes Yes
Observations 73,885 73,884 73,885 73,885 73,884 73,884
R-squared 0.001 0.004 0.248 0.094 0.250 0.251
Adjusted R-squared 0.001 0.004 0.248 0.094 0.250 0.250
  1. Sample contains only applicants for whom information about criminal background is available. t-statistics in parentheses. Standard errors clustered by location
  2. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < .01