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Table 2 Estimated regression coefficients for a model predicting log(wages) based on skill variable theta (either true value, or PVs, or WLE, MLE, EAP estimates), gender and education

From: The use of test scores from large-scale assessment surveys: psychometric and statistical considerations

Estimator for θ Intercept θ Gender EDU
True ability 2.2697 0.1074 0.0014 0.0038
PVs 2.2688 0.1067 0.0017 0.0067
EAP 2.2432 0.0860 0.0021 0.0584
MLE 2.2272 0.0581 0.0030 0.0937
WLE 2.2411 0.0709 0.0022 0.0640
  1. Simulation setup similar to the one found in von Davier et al. (2009)