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Table 4 Multinomial logistic regression on three types of job search behaviors, CGSS Urban Section, 2003

From: A third type of job search behavior: the use of the formal-informal joint channel in matching individual qualifications with hiring requirements in urban China

  Formal only vs. informal only Joint channel vs. formal only Joint channel vs. informal only
Education in years 1.100a (0.016) 0.959b (0.016) 1.055c (0.019)
Party membership 1.994a (0.201) 0.740 (0.161) 1.475 (0.232)
Years of work experience 0.945c (0.020) 1.050b (0.019) 0.992 (0.024)
Years of work experience squared 1.001 (0.001) 0.999 (0.001) 1.000 (0.001)
Father's highest education 0.999 (0.012) 1.021b (0.010) 1.020 (0.0131)
Father's party membership 1.158 (0.110) 1.069 (0.098) 1.238 (0.125)
Control variables       
Female 0.820b (0.095) 0.914 (0.089) 0.750c (0.111)
Age 1.143c (0.043) 0.952 (0.043) 1.088 (0.052)
Age squared 0.999 (0.001) 1.000 (0.001) 0.999 (0.001)
Job entry era (ref: before 1979)       
Job entry between 1979 and 1992 0.305a (0.150) 2.575a (0.135) 0.785 (0.146)
Job entry after 1992 0.140a (0.159) 5.199a (0.142) 0.730 (0.140)
Constant 0.509 (0.553) 0.402 (0.599) 0.205b (0.143)
Observations 4,892   4,892   4,892  
  1. Odds ratios are presented. Robust standard errors are in the parentheses. Cases with missing values were deleted
  2. aSignificant at 0.1 %
  3. bsignificant at 5 %
  4. csignificant at 1 %