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Table 4 Linear regressions of changes in employment status on trade differences using individual fixed effects

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

Dependent variable: change in employment status
  Trade first differences Trade first differences, lagged
  (1) (2) (3) (4)
Imports, total 0.013   − 0.009  
  (0.018)   (0.015)  
Exports, total − 0.025   0.010  
  (0.015)   (0.007)  
Imports, final prod., north   0.008   0.002
   (0.014)   (0.015)
Imports, interm. prod., north   − 0.004   − 0.005*
   (0.004)   (0.003)
Imports, final prod., south   − 0.000   0.004**
   (0.001)   (0.001)
Imports, interm. prod., south   0.002   0.004**
   (0.003)   (0.001)
Exports, final prod., north   − 0.004   − 0.002
   (0.010)   (0.013)
Exports, interm. prod., north   − 0.001   − 0.010
   (0.005)   (0.008)
Exports, final prod., south   − 0.002   0.004
   (0.003)   (0.004)
Exports, interm. prod., south   0.004***   0.007**
   (0.001)   (0.003)
Constant 0.104*** 0.104*** 0.103*** 0.101***
  (0.013) (0.014) (0.014) (0.014)
Number of observations 20,878 19,391 20,866 19,380
Adjusted R2 0.045 0.045 0.045 0.048
  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