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Table 3 Linear regressions of changes in employment status on trade levels using individual fixed effects

From: International trade and unemployment: towards an investigation of the Swiss case

Dependent variable: change in employment status
  Trade levels Trade levels, lagged
  (1) (2) (3) (4)
Imports, total 0.016   − 0.002  
  (0.022)   (0.019)  
Exports, total − 0.036*   0.004  
  (0.018)   (0.013)  
Imports, final prod., north   0.013   0.003
   (0.014)   (0.015)
Imports, interm. prod., north   − 0.003   0.006*
   (0.005)   (0.003)
Imports, final prod., south   0.002   0.008***
   (0.003)   (0.003)
Imports, interm. prod., south   0.002   − 0.000
   (0.006)   (0.003)
Exports, final prod., north   − 0.002   0.001
   (0.012)   (0.013)
Exports, interm. prod., north   − 0.019*   − 0.012
   (0.009)   (0.009)
Exports, final prod., south   − 0.009   0.001
   (0.008)   (0.006)
Exports, interm. prod., south   0.010**   − 0.001
   (0.004)   (0.004)
Constant 0.149*** 0.118*** 0.100** 0.102**
  (0.044) (0.028) (0.043) (0.045)
Number of observations 20,928 19,438 20,895 19,406
Adjusted R2 0.045 0.047 0.045 0.047
  1. Note: All regressions including time and individual fixed effects
  2. Source: Panel data set constructed using data from FOS (2009a), EZV (2009), KOF (2005) and FOS (2009b)
  3. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01