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Table 2.
Estimates of τ at the Ten-Worker Threshold by Owner's Social Group of Owner
LevelτSE
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) 
LevelτSE
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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