Explanatory Variables

National

High Immigration Statesa

California

$30,000-50,000

.011

-.007

-.041

 

(.044)

(.081)

(.165)

$50,000-75,000

.052

.053

-.025

 

(.049)

(.086)

(.168)

$75,000 or more

.021

.055

.136

 

(.052)

(.090)

(.167)

Male

-.022

-.065

-.214**

 

(.023)

(.041)

(.080)

Black

-.128**

-.110

-.422*

 

(.041)

(.072)

(.177)

Hispanic

-.246**

-.271**

-.282*

 

(.053)

(.070)

(.113)

Log (state per capita income)

.010

-.232

 

 

(.172)

(.315)

 

Change in state per capita income (3 year change in log [PCI])

-2.384**

.256

 

 

(.684)

(4.379)

 

Percentage of the state's population that was foreign-born in the 1990 census

-.0045

-.0221*

 

 

(.0039)

(.0091)

 

Unemployment rate for state in month of survey

.003

.105

 

 

(.014)

(.100)

 

Change in unemployment rate (over 2 years)

.020

.053

 

 

(.020)

(.067)

 

Sample size

1734

594

185

Notes: * denotes significance at the 5% level, ** at the 1% level. Numbers reported give the change in probability with a change in the continuous explanatory variables, evaluated at the mean. For dummy variables, they give the difference in probability from the omitted category, evaluated at the mean.

a California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Texas.



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