Table 1: Nonlinear least square estimates of the market wage equations.

VariablesMean [S.D]Risk measure 1( )Risk measure 2 ( Danger)
(1)(2)(3)

Region 1 × job risk0.0617 (5.735)0.0620 (5.765)
Region 1 × job risk2−0.0015 (3.440)−0.0016 (3.522)
Region 2 × job risk0.0146 (2.072)0.0196 (2.703)
Region 2 × job risk20.0002 (0.509)0.0000 (0.036)
Region 3 × job risk0.0421 (5.292)0.0440 (5.330)
Region 3 × job risk2−0.0008 (2.394)−0.0009 (2.417)
Region 4 × job risk0.0350 (1.864)0.0335 (1.807)
Region 4 × job risk2−0.0006 (0.575)−0.0005 (0.499)
Dummy for high school education0.2625 [0.440]0.3248 (9.383)0.3335 (9.862)
Dummy for HSc education0.3985 [0.490]0.3815 (11.208)0.3931 (11.822)
Dummy for college degree0.0766 [0.266]0.5159 (8.916)0.5168 (9.088)
Job experience in years13.952 [7.035]0.0343 (16.541)0.0349 (17.202)
Indicator for backward caste0.6456 [0.478]0.2231 (8.062)0.2219 (8.114)
Indicator for union status0.5249 [0.499]0.2765 (8.677)0.2607 (8.278)
Firm size90.96 [273.66]0.0001 (2.453)0.0001 (2.120)
Indicator for supervisor status0.2701 [0.444]0.0163 (0.393)0.0224 (0.545)
Indicator for job security0.6226 [0.485]0.1871 (6.085)0.2099 (6.893)
Indicator for decision making0.4617 [0.499]0.1799 (4.812)0.1541 (4.172)
Indicator for irregular job hours0.4080 [0.491]0.1049 (3.594)0.0944 (3.259)
Indicator for private job0.8697 [0.337]
Indicator for own house0.4348 [0.496]
[Adjusted ]0.4678 [0.4488]0.4798 [0.4612]

Note: Mean (S.D) of after tax hourly wage (W) is 5.3026 (2.248) and job-related fatal risks, is 10.441 (9.257). Mean value of ( × Danger) variable is 9.7304. Figures in parentheses are absolute values.