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Table 1 Structural characteristics of regions included in the survey

From: Minimum wage regulation in Switzerland: survey evidence for restaurants in the canton of Neuchâtel

  Control districts Treated districts (NE) Switzerland
Average age (years) 41.27 41.50 41.70
Share of female (%) 0.50 0.51 0.50
Share of foreigners (%) 0.20 0.20 0.25
Share of agricultural area (%) 0.48 0.45 0.35
Minimum wage initiative (yes %) 0.31 0.32 0.24
Basic revenue initiative (yes %) 0.29 0.31 0.23
  1. Notes: This table reports district-level data across treated and control regions. Treated districts include all districts in the canton of Neuchâtel, while districts in the control region are Jura bernois, La Broye, Jura-Nord vaudois, and all districts in the canton of Jura. Data for Switzerland as a whole is reported for comparison purpose. Source: Swiss Federal Office for Statistics, 2017