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Table 4 Correlates of length of employment, OLS

From: Criminal background and job performance

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12)
All All All All Sales Sales Sales Sales Cust. Serv. Cust. Serv. Cust. Serv. Cust. Serv.
pre_crim 18.9664** 16.7731** 16.5098** 17.7470** 18.6532 15.5804 15.1885 16.0485 20.6284** 19.6851** 19.4344** 22.4486**
(2.41) (2.40) (2.35) (2.61) (1.69) (1.62) (1.59) (1.68) (2.23) (2.12) (2.03) (2.46)
sales − 113.4119*** − 118.8626*** − 124.0721*** − 69.9048***         
(− 7.46) (− 7.56) (− 8.27) (− 3.24)         
school   − 1.2225 − 2.4141 − 1.7923   1.9270 0.9519 0.5464   − 3.3279 − 4.6141* − 3.1864
  (−0.48) (−0.91) (−0.71)   (0.50) (0.23) (0.14)   (− 1.36) (− 1.69) (− 1.12)
fewer_short_jobs   8.3934*** 8.0471*** 7.3944***   8.6225* 8.3008* 8.0564*   7.9525*** 7.4542*** 6.2850***
  (3.45) (3.29) (3.11)   (1.96) (1.87) (1.80)   (3.84) (3.54) (3.09)
longest_job   7.8540*** 7.4660*** 8.2519***   8.9060*** 8.4112*** 9.4796***   6.3588*** 5.8821*** 6.9036***
  (4.72) (4.44) (4.96)   (3.33) (3.10) (3.72)   (5.45) (5.43) (5.56)
badservice    4.7773     8.3546     − 2.3144  
   (1.19)     (1.19)     (− 0.68)  
confidence    − 25.6951***     − 25.8342***     − 27.5452*  
   (− 3.58)     (− 4.78)     (− 1.75)  
rulebreaker1    4.6127     − 3.8881     15.0785**  
   (1.07)     (− 0.94)     (2.66)  
open1     10.7522***     10.9779**     10.5110**
    (3.24)     (2.37)     (2.18)
open2     − 29.8031*     72.8791***     − 39.7706**
    (− 1.78)     (6.21)     (− 2.51)
open3     1.5238     − 0.8795     3.5340
    (0.37)     (− 0.15)     (0.52)
con1     4.2707     1.0363     7.7012**
    (1.54)     (0.26)     (2.47)
con2     6.5186**     4.9525     8.4729
    (2.00)     (0.84)     (1.64)
con3     − 19.4901***     − 9.5269     − 21.9944***
    (− 4.17)     (− 0.48)     (− 4.48)
extra1     − 7.9939**     − 15.3407***     1.3196
    (− 2.20)     (− 3.34)     (0.26)
extra2     − 10.7999*     − 14.3397***     − 3.9990
    (− 1.79)     (− 5.00)     (− 0.26)
extra3     11.5721***     12.8660***     10.5244**
    (4.09)     (4.44)     (2.24)
agree1     5.5521     12.7077     − 2.5295
    (1.02)     (1.69)     (− 0.60)
agree2     0.7225     − 4.5640     5.6775
    (0.24)     (− 1.19)     (1.09)
agree3     − 44.5771**     50.9987***     − 44.5049**
    (− 2.56)     (11.38)     (− 2.55)
neur1     − 0.4072     − 1.6039     1.1931
    (− 0.10)     (− 0.25)     (0.25)
neur2     2.0334     3.8971     0.0249
    (0.69)     (0.84)     (0.01)
neur3     9.5797**     6.7000     17.1011***
    (2.12)     (0.89)     (4.07)
Constant 247.0000 240.7641*** 233.9013*** 290.4578*** − 41.5923*** − 66.9899** − 78.0466*** − 125.3095*** 247.0000 245.4222*** 227.7935*** 279.5057***
(.) (23.63) (24.17) (17.88) (− 4.30) (− 2.90) (− 3.23) (− 3.51) (.) (26.80) (21.28) (17.30)
firm_id dummies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
location dummies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Observations 10,699 10,699 10,699 10,699 5402 5402 5402 5402 5297 5297 5297 5297
  1. Notes: Sample contains only hired workers for which information about criminal background is available. t-statistics in parentheses. Standard errors clustered by firm
  2. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < .01