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Table 4 Description of the sample

From: Place of study, field of study and labour-market region: What matters for wage differences among higher-education graduates?

 

Mean

Median

SD

Min

Max

Individuals (N = 2175)

Units: higher-education institutions (N = 147)

 Number of graduates per unit

14.80

11

14.82

1

92

 Number of fields of study per unit

3.69

3

2.87

1

16

 Number of administrative regions where graduates work per unit

4.98

5

3.40

1

23

Units: fields of study (N = 53)

 Number of graduates per unit

41.04

27

62.55

1

415

 Number of higher-education institutions per unit

10.25

7

10.22

1

55

 Number of administrative regions where graduates work per unit

12.75

12

8.10

1

33

Units: administrative regions (N = 38)

 Number of graduates per unit

57.24

40.5

51.12

2

212

 Number of higher-education institutions per unit

19.26

16.5

12.09

2

51

 Number of fields of study per unit

17.79

17.5

8.08

2

37

Units: higher-education institutions × fields of study (N = 543)

 Number of graduates per unit

4.01

2

5.24

1

44

Units: higher-education institutions × fields of study × administrative regions (N = 1143)

 Number of graduates per unit

1.90

1

2.46

1

31

  1. Data source: DZHW Graduate Panel 2009, authors’ calculations
  2. SD standard deviation