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Table 9 The main statistical properties of variables, 1999 – 2013

From: The impact of easy and early access to old-age benefits on exits from the labour market: a macro-micro analysis

  Male participation rate 45–64 Male participation rate 45+ Female participation rate 45–59 Female participation rate 45+ Male discouraged worker rate 45–64 Male discouraged worker rate 45+ Female discouraged worker rate 45–59 Female discouraged worker rate 45+
Mean 0.662 0.495 0.604 0.331 0.024 0.018 0.037 0.034
Median 0.658 0.495 0.599 0.334 0.023 0.017 0.037 0.033
Stand. deviation 0.014 0.008 0.036 0.011 0.003 0.002 0.007 0.006
Monthly autocorr. 0.884 0.933 0.940 0.890 0.773 0.742 0.856 0.866
Min 0.642 0.481 0.549 0.302 0.019 0.014 0.023 0.023
Max 0.695 0.508 0.681 0.347 0.031 0.023 0.052 0.048
No. of observations 56 56 56 56 56 56 56 56
  1. Source: LFS, data seasonally adjusted, authors’ calculations; data sources: LFS