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Table 3 The determinants of taking maternity leave (dependent variable: 1 if mother takes maternity leave)

From: Does the IAB employment sample reliably identify maternity leave taking? A data reportKann die IAB-Beschäftigtenstichprobe benutzt werden, um Erziehungsurlaub verlässlich zu identifizieren? Ein Daten-Report

  All West, Germans West, Foreigners East
  1 2 3 4
  42,706 39,015 2,180 1,021
East 0.031    
  (0.014)    
Foreign 0.022    
  (0.017)    
Age 0.044 0.103 0.058 0.169
  (0.006) (0.006) (0.019) (0.036)
Age2 −0.001 –0.002 −0.001 –0.003
  (0.000) (0.000) 0.000 (0.001)
Medium-skilled 0.154 0.167 0.062 0.240
  (0.007) (0.008) (0.023) (0.045)
High-skilled 0.080 0.027 –0.008 0.231
  (0.012) (0.014) (0.062) (0.055)
2nd child   –0.368 –0.167  
   (0.005) (0.025)  
3rd child   –0.456 –0.198  
   (0.006) (0.037)  
4th or further child   –0.486 –0.194  
   (0.006) (0.069)  
  1. Note: The table reports results from linear probability models where the dependent variable is equal to 1 if the mother takes maternity leave. The findings are based on Sample A. Robust standard errors in parentheses.