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Table 4 Wages and cognitive and non-cognitive skills

From: Personality, cognitive skills and life outcomes: evidence from the Polish follow-up study to PIAAC

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
Numeracy   0.110**    0.104** 0.109** 0.103**
Conscientiousness    0.228**   0.234**   0.267***
Extraversion    0.013   0.015   0.014
Agreeableness    − 0.271***   − 0.265***   − 0.275***
Openness    0.003   − 0.004   − 0.009
Neuroticism    − 0.077**   − 0.073**   − 0.083**
Perseverance of effort     − 0.023   − 0.013 − 0.024
Consistency of interest     − 0.028   − 0.034 − 0.045
Observations 2059 2059 2059 2059 2059 2059 2059
R 2 0.371 0.379 0.384 0.373 0.391 0.381 0.394
  1. p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001 Control variables: age, age squared, gender, years of education, 1-digit ISCO. ISCO = 0 excluded, top and bottom 1% of wage distribution excluded. Logarithm of wages. Dependent variable, numeracy and non-cognitive skills are standardised. Full estimation results are presented in Additional file 3: Table S4