Table 6: Decomposition Estimates of ethnic wage differentials for graduates, students, and dropouts by gender.

MEN WOMEN
Coef. Coef.

Graduates

Dutch-Mediterranean difference−0.012−0.68−0.043−2.78
 explained−0.003−0.420.000−0.10
 unexplained−0.009−0.55−0.043−2.80
Dutch-Caribbean difference0.0261.510.0030.26
 explained0.0263.740.0173.97
 unexplained0.000−0.02−0.014−1.10
Dutch-Western difference−0.005−0.490.0415.09
 explained0.0112.860.0145.51
 unexplained−0.016−1.760.0283.58

Graduates before graduation

Dutch-Mediterranean difference−0.176−5.83−0.110−3.97
 explained−0.093−7.36−0.093−7.23
 unexplained−0.083−3.04−0.013−0.53
Dutch-Caribbean difference−0.084−3.53−0.046−2.18
 explained−0.064−5.64−0.072−6.94
 unexplained−0.020−0.860.0261.31
Dutch-Western difference−0.052−3.33−0.020−1.50
 explained−0.050−8.37−0.027−4.65
 unexplained−0.002−0.140.0070.56

Drop-outs

Dutch-Mediterranean difference0.0130.64−0.030−1.21
 explained−0.031−3.87−0.013−1.48
 unexplained0.0442.39−0.018−0.75
Dutch-Caribbean difference0.0211.190.0090.52
 explained0.0141.830.0010.16
 unexplained0.0070.420.0080.49
Dutch-Western difference0.0191.440.0110.78
 explained0.0051.010.1202.22
 unexplained0.0131.10−0.001−0.07

Note that the coefficient is significant at 5% if > 1.96 and significant at 1% if > 2.575. Significant coefficients are in bold.