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Table 7 Descriptive statistics– 1988 and 1996, urban areas with more than 900 inhabitants

From: Assessing labor market impacts of trade opening in Uruguay

   1988
  Total Treated Non-treated
   No. Obs. Average S.E. No. Obs. Average S.E. No. Obs. Average S.E.
Outcome Variables Monthly earnings 7530 10741.35 9024.929 3667 11043.48 10811.73 3863 10454.55 6903.341
  Total hourly labor earnings* 7530 60.9388 58.64012 3667 56.18011 65.61545 3863 65.45604 50.74353
  Hourly wages (hourly monetary wage) 7530 51.93759 49.93657 3667 48.62609 57.96903 3863 55.08107 40.63559
  Hourly labor earnings (monetary and in-kind)** 7530 54.37341 50.49756 3667 49.80618 58.25184 3863 58.70891 41.37124
  Unemployment probability 7530 0.0692962 0.0619908 3667 0.0811074 0.073021 3863 0.0580843 0.0466049
Control Variables Montevideo 7530 0.4742364 0.499369 3667 0.5396782 0.4984911 3863 0.4121149 0.4922793
  Sex (man = 1) 7530 0.6258964 0.4839227 3667 0.6817562 0.4658582 3863 0.5728708 0.4947254
  Age 7530 37.39867 11.66889 3667 36.18871 12.28136 3863 38.54724 10.93454
  Squared Age 7530 1534.806 928.4611 3667 1460.413 959.5702 3863 1605.423 892.3375
  Head of household 7530 0.5017264 0.5000302 3667 0.4935915 0.5000271 3863 0.5094486 0.4999754
  Schooling years 7530 9.2 4.156597 3667 7.862285 3.148509 3863 10.46984 4.57823
  Hours worked 7530 44.49588 15.3459 3667 47.36215 12.90632 3863 41.77505 16.90496
  Number of jobs 7530 1.133599 0.3818153 3667 1.065176 0.2566215 3863 1.19855 0.4615489
   1996
  Total Treated Non-Treated
   No. Obs. Average S.E. No. Obs. Average S.E. No. Obs. Average S.E.
Outcome Variables Monthly earnings 5685 11577.71 10108.74 2631 12139.73 12448.73 3054 11093.54 7499.512
  Total hourly labor earnings 5685 68.16526 59.86078 2631 62.94509 63.4181 3054 72.66239 56.24047
  Hourly monetary wages (hourly monetary wage) 5685 57.16029 52.29815 2631 53.01425 54.94132 3054 60.73208 49.64109
  Hourly labor earnings (monetary and in-kind) 5685 62.68532 53.21773 2631 57.97227 55.72992 3054 66.74558 50.61269
  Unemployment probability 5666 0.0938942 0.072972 2625 0.1156789 0.0840809 3041 0.0750897 0.0552922
Control Variables Montevideo 5685 0.517854 0.4997251 2631 0.5549221 0.4970689 3054 0.4859201 0.4998836
  Sex (man = 1) 5685 0.5825858 0.4931758 2631 0.6913721 0.462015 3054 0.4888671 0.4999579
  Age 5685 38.24468 11.72058 2631 35.75067 12.20706 3054 40.39325 10.83565
  Squared Age 5685 1600.003 932.6359 2631 1427.066 945.2063 3054 1748.988 895.4232
  Head of household 5685 0.4666667 0.4989315 2631 0.4583808 0.4983596 3054 0.4738048 0.4993951
  Schooling years 5666 9.965055 3.963805 2625 8.590476 3.123522 3041 11.15159 4.221075
  Hours worked 5685 42.26684 14.08965 2631 45.75675 10.95456 3054 39.26031 15.70613
  Number of jobs 5683 1.146402 0.3967028 2631 1.066515 0.2625988 3052 1.215269 0.4726435
  1. *Include leave pays and bonuses; **Excludes leave pays and bonuses; S.E.: standard errors.
  2. Source: Own elaboration based on ECH 1988 and 1996.