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Table 2 This table presents regressions for the 62 cities corresponding to τ=45

From: Commuting times and the mobilisation of skills in emergent cities

VARIABLES (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Log complexity potential 0.052*** 0.048*** 0.052*** 0.050*** 0.049***
  (0.015) (0.014) (0.015) (0.014) (0.014)
Log working age pop 2008 -0.016** -0.011** -0.014*** -0.014*** -0.011**
  (0.006) (0.004) (0.005) (0.005) (0.005)
Log GDP per capita 2011 0.017** -0.004 0.009 0.014* -0.007
  (0.007) (0.009) (0.007) (0.007) (0.010)
Binary oil: one well/1000   0.054**    0.054**
   (0.027)    (0.022)
Govt spending pc    0.018   0.014
    (0.015)   (0.013)
Sectoral demand     0.551 -0.349
     (0.529) (0.446)
Formality rate 2008 0.131 0.147* 0.147 -0.023 0.249
  (0.086) (0.075) (0.091) (0.144) (0.157)
Constant 0.220** 0.336*** 0.257** 0.223** 0.352***
  (0.105) (0.123) (0.118) (0.107) (0.125)
Observations 62 62 61 62 61
R-squared 0.428 0.502 0.463 0.441 0.519
  1. As before, the dependent variable is change in formal occupation rates and the main explanatory variable is complexity potential, which is highly significant in all regressions