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Table 6 Oaxaca individual coefficient effects for the change in the unemployment to employment transition rate between 2006 and 2011

From: Changes in labour market transitions in Ireland over the Great Recession: what role for policy?

  Coefficient Standard error
Male −0.060*** (0.007)
Age 20-24 −0.004 (0.004)
Age 25-34 0.012* (0.007)
Age 35-44 0.014** (0.006)
Age 45-54 0.011** (0.005)
Age 55+ 0.008** (0.003)
Leaving certificate −0.004 (0.004)
Post leaving cert level (includes apprenticeships) −0.008** (0.003)
Third level: non degree 0.004 (0.002)
Third level: degree 0.006** (0.003)
Irish −0.019 (0.012)
Married 0.011** (0.006)
Border 0.002 (0.002)
Mid-East 0.001 (0.002)
Midlands 0.002 (0.002)
Mid-West 0.008*** (0.003)
South-East 0.001 (0.003)
South-West 0.008** (0.003)
West 0.003 (0.003)
Prev. unemployed for 3–6 months 0.003* (0.002)
Prev. unemployed for 6–12 months 0.006** (0.003)
Prev. unemployed for 12+ months 0.051*** (0.009)
Prev. sector: Agriculture 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Construction 0.001 (0.005)
Prev. sector: Wholesale and retail 0.001 (0.003)
Prev. sector: Transport and storage 0.001 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Accommodation and food service activities 0.002 (0.002)
Prev. sector: Information and communication 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Financial, insurance and real estate activities 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Professional, scientific and technical activities 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Administrative and support service activities 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Public Administration and defence 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Education −0.001 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Health 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. sector: Other −0.001 (0.001)
Prev. sector: No sector information 0.005 (0.004)
Prev. job search: Contacted public employment office −0.006 (0.008)
Prev. job search: Contacted private employment agency 0.005 (0.004)
Prev. job search: Applied directly to employers 0.014 (0.013)
Prev. job search: Asked friends/relatives/trade unions −0.008 (0.016)
Prev. job search: Studied ads in newspapers −0.030 (0.021)
Prev. job search: Inserted/answered ads in newspapers −0.002 (0.004)
Pending job decisions: Waiting for call from public employment office 0.004 (0.004)
Pending job decisions: Waiting for results from job application 0.000 (0.001)
Prev. job search: Looked for permits, licences or financial resources 0.000 (0.000)
Prev. job search: Looked for land, premises or equipment 0.000 (0.000)
Pending job decisions: Waiting for public sector competition results 0.002 (0.003)
Pending job decisions: Took a test, interview or exam −0.007** (0.003)
Constant −0.141*** (0.040)
  1. Note: ***p < .001; **p < .01; *p < .05.