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Table 4 Multiple linear regression models based on economic knowledge

From: How prior economic education influences beginning university students’ knowledge of economics

  TEL4-G score (N = 490) model 1 TUCE4-G macroeconomics score (N = 245) model 2 TUCE4-G microeconomics score (N = 245) model 3
Coefficient B Standard error Coefficient B Standard error Coefficient B Standard error
Constant 7.600*** .425 15.337*** 1.038 11.512*** .973
Vocational training (with training) .977*** .201 1.675*** .595 .794 .435
Economics course in secondary school major (with major economics course) .683*** .172 1.579*** .470 .477 .403
Upper secondary school specializing in economics − .339 .185 − .149 .513 − .332 .428
Final grade − .716*** .149 − 2.140*** .438 − 1.047** .326
Gender (male) .815*** .155 2.307*** .441 .982** .347
Migration background (with a MB) − .020 .172 − .617 .493 − .766* .381
Adjusted R-squared .141 .242 .077
  1. * p < .05; ** p < .01; *** p < .001