Table 2.
Estimates of $τ$ at the Ten-Worker Threshold by Owner's Social Group of Owner
Level$τ$SE
By gender of owner
Male 0.424 (0.060)
Female 0.525 (0.207)
By social group of owner
Scheduled Tribe 1.016 (0.335)
Scheduled Caste 0.890 (0.233)
Other backward caste 0.425 (0.086)
Other 0.326 (0.059)
Level$τ$SE
By gender of owner
Male 0.424 (0.060)
Female 0.525 (0.207)
By social group of owner
Scheduled Tribe 1.016 (0.335)
Scheduled Caste 0.890 (0.233)
Other backward caste 0.425 (0.086)
Other 0.326 (0.059)

This table presents estimates of regulatory costs faced by establishments that employ ten or more workers, using the methodology described in section IV with a bandwidth of 0.005. Standard errors are calculated as in table 1.

Source: 2005 Economic Census of India.

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