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Table 2 Multinomial logistic regression analysis of the determinants of first job sector

From: Cadre parents and their entrepreneur children? The dual-track intergenerational reproduction of elites in China: 1978–2010

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Family background (ref.=Non-elite)    
 Technocratic elite 1.162*** 0.369* −0.195
  (0.144) (0.166) (0.176)
 Market elite 0.230 0.341 0.270
  (0.198) (0.261) (0.284)
 State elite 1.355*** 0.762*** 0.387
  (0.155) (0.199) (0.213)
Education (ref.=Junior)    
 Senior - - 1.362***
    (0.115)
 College - - 2.151***
    (0.152)
CPC membership - - 0.979***
    (0.170)
Control variables No Yes Yes
Constant −0.528*** −5.617*** −6.164***
  (0.034) (0.292) (0.309)
Number of observations 4304 4304 4304
BIC 5689.765 4134.694 3756.757
  1. Notes. Control variables include gender, age, none-agriculture residence, siblings’ number, and region. Robust standard errors are given in parentheses. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05, p < 0.1 (two-tailed tests)