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Table 5 Estimates of the parameters of the error components

From: Persistent and transient inefficiency in adult education

  Full sample Restricted sample
Variable Coefficient (SE) Coefficient (SE)
PANEL A. Persistent inefficiency component, LHS variable is \(\log \sigma_{{u_{0i} }}^{2}\)
(Intercept) − 10.313*** (3.646) − 10.044*** (3.504)
Type1 Design 6.200* (3.591) 5.970* (3.414)
Type2 Food 1.479 (3.900) 0.127 (4.834)
Type3 Management 6.842* (3.616) 6.643* (3.465)
Type4 Environment 5.348 (3.589) 5.103 (3.420)
Type5 Technology 5.525 (3.603) 5.304 (3.450)
PANEL B. Transient inefficiency component, LHS variable is \(\log \sigma_{{u_{it} }}^{2}\)
(Intercept) − 0.090 (0.825) 0.464 (1.029)
z1 (Gender balance) − 0.333** (0.170) − 0.421** (0.200)
z2 (Age of the learner) − 0.038** (0.016) − 0.056*** (0.020)
z3 (% low educated) − 5.276 (3.825) − 6.463 (4.900)
z4 (Sessions per program) − 0.774*** (0.071) − 0.881*** (0.097)
z5 (Learners per program) − 0.155* (0.094) − 0.143 (0.113)
z6 (Age of the teacher) − 0.002 (0.009) 0.007 (0.011)
z7 (Teacher age composition) 0.045** (0.018) 0.064*** (0.021)
z8 (Teacher hours composition) 0.062 (0.100) 0.050 (0.119)
t − 0.044* (0.026) − 0.100*** (0.034)
z2*z3 0.132 (0.119) 0.191 (0.152)
  1. Notes. *** Significance at the 1% level; ** Significance at the 5% level; * Significance at the 10% level