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Table 8 Determinants of wage dispersion (percentiles), pooled years

From: The evolution of wage inequality within local U.S. labor markets

  ln 50–10 ln 95–50 ln 95–10 ln 95–90
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Manufacturing 0.014 \(-\)0.212\(^{***}\) \(-\)0.175\(^{***}\) \(-\)0.051\(^{***}\)
(0.023) (0.047) (0.061) (0.022)
Managerial intensity 0.112* 0.201\(^{**}\) 0.336\(^{**}\) 0.194\(^{**}\)
(0.083) (0.100) (0.100) (0.070)
Immigrant share 0.029\(^{***}\) 0.035\(^{***}\) 0.081\(^{***}\) \(-\)0.002
(0.003) (0.004) (0.020) (0.002)
Finance \(-\)0.028\(^{**}\) 0.006\(^{**}\) 0.001 0.002
(0.006) (0.002) (0.003) (0.001)
Technology 0.001 \(-\)0.010\(^{***}\) \(-\)0.008\(^{**}\) 0.003
(0.003) (0.003) (0.004) (0.002)
Union coverage 0.013 \(-\)0.013 \(-\)0.000 \(-\)0.018
(0.027) (0.032) (0.040) (0.019)
Minimum wage \(-\)0.429\(^{***}\) 0.040 \(-\)0.511\(^{***}\) \(-\)0.055
(0.040) (0.020) (0.060) (0.025)
Demand 0.048\(^{***}\) 0.028\(^{**}\) 0.045\(^{*}\) 0.011
(0.011) (0.011) (0.014) (0.007)
Adjusted \(R^{2}\) 0.43 0.79 0.87 0.43
F Statistic (8; 170) 8.97\(^{***}\) 2.77\(^{***}\) 7.05\(^{***}\) 3.13\(^{***}\)
  1. A total of \(n = 170\) metropolitan statistical areas over \(t = 18\) time periods. Samples include persons between the ages of 18 and 65 years old, currently employed and worked in the prior year. Clustered robust standard errors are reported beneath in parentheses. Asterisks (*, **, ***) denote statistical significance at the 10, 5, and 1% levels