Table 2.

Peer effects in middle school

Ethnic–gender groupShare of non-Mosuo roommates goes up by one SD (15%)All three best friends are non-Mosuo
Mosuo female, β1+β2+β3+β40.0110.367
Mosuo male, β3+β40.765*0.828
Han female, β2+β4−0.172−0.502
Han male, β4−0.045−0.170
  • Regression results are reported in SI Appendix, Table S8. This table presents the effects of _ changes from zero to one for each of the given ethnic–gender groups. A positive coefficient indicates that one become less risk averse.

  • * Significant at 1%.

  • Significant at 5%.