Table 3
Marginal effects from an employment-instability probit model, job characteristics

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Table 3
Marginal effects from an employment-instability probit model, job characteristics
Table summary
This table displays the results of marginal effects from an employment-instability probit model workers age 16 to 29, all workers, employed full year and employed full year and full time, calculated using marginal effect units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Workers age 16 to 29
All workers Employed full year Employed full year and full time
marginal effect
Firm size  
Less than 20 employees 0.07Note * 0.05Note * 0.04
20 to 99 0.05 0.02 0.02
100 to 499 -0.01 -0.02 0.00
At least 500 ref. ref. ref.
Size unknown 0.03 -0.05 -0.04
Management -0.14Note * -0.11Note * -0.08Note *
Business, finance and administration -0.09Note * -0.06Note * -0.03
Natural sciences -0.14Note * -0.10Note * -0.06
Health -0.07Note * -0.03 0.00
Social science, education, government service and religion -0.06 -0.05 -0.02
Art, culture, recreation and sport 0.04 0.02 0.01
Sales and service ref. ref. ref.
Trades, transport, equipment operators -0.04 -0.04 -0.01
Unique to primary and processing -0.01 -0.05 -0.02
Occupation unknown -0.09 -0.05 -0.07
Manufacturing -0.09Note * -0.06Note * -0.04
Other goods producing 0.02 0.02 0.02
Trades and Transportation -0.06Note * -0.04 -0.03
Professional services -0.03 -0.02 -0.01
All other services -0.03 0.00 0.00
Education, health and public administration ref. ref. ref.
Industry unknown -0.05 -0.01 0.00
* significantly different from the reference category (ref.) at the 5% level. Standard errors were obtained with bootstrap weights. Similar results were obtained when voluntary part-timers were excluded from the sample.
Note: The models also include year and regional dummies and all personal characteristics dummies shown in Table 2.
Source: Statistics Canada, Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics, 1998 to 2009.
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