Table 1 Regression models of self-threat and future economic concerns in study 6

From: Psychological reactions to human versus robotic job replacement

  Dependent variable
  Self-threat Future economic concerns
Model 1a 2a 3a 4a 1b 2b 3b 4b
Attribution of job loss to robotic replacement −0.045 (0.044) −0.070 (0.043) −0.063 (0.044) −0.059 (0.044) 0.086* (0.038) 0.096* (0.037) 0.097* (0.038) 0.093* (0.038)
Attribution of job loss to human replacement 0.154** (0.036) 0.133** (0.036) 0.137** (0.036) 0.134** (0.036) 0.072* (0.032) 0.038 (0.032) 0.041 (0.032) 0.048 (0.032)
Attribution of job loss to other reasons 0.050 (0.040) 0.027 (0.076) 0.029 (0.039) 0.024 (0.039) 0.081* (0.035) 0.070* (0.034) 0.073* (0.034) 0.077* (0.034)
Future economic concerns   0.294** (0.076) 0.270** (0.077) 0.269** (0.078)     
Self-threat       0.223** (0.058) 0.209** (0.059) 0.206** (0.060)
Time worked at former company    −0.184 (0.122) −0.192 (0.135)    0.108 (0.108) 0.010 (0.119)
Number of employees at former company    0.007 (0.039) 0.001 (0.040)    −0.011 (0.035) −0.020 (0.035)
Former income    0.194** (0.073) 0.212* (0.088)    0.080 (0.065) 0.079 (0.078)
Duration of unemployment    0.001 (0.009) 0.004 (0.010)    0.006 (0.008) −0.001 (0.008)
Currently unemployed     −0.081 (0.238)     0.213 (0.208)
Current income     −0.003 (0.079)     −0.061 (0.069)
Gender     −0.561* (0.207)     0.075 (0.185)
Age     −0.004 (0.012)     0.021* (0.010)
Dummy (some college; no degree)a     −0.131 (0.379)     0.029 (0.332)
Dummy (university degree or more)a     −0.044 (0.362)     0.251 (0.316)
Intercept 2.573** (0.431) 1.615** (0.486) 1.467* (0.551) 2.060** (0.661) 3.263** (0.375) 2.690** (0.393) 2.237** (0.467) 1.661** (0.581)
Observations 216 216 216 216 216 216 216 216
R 2 0.084 0.143 0.177 0.208 0.05 0.112 0.129 0.168
  1. OLS regressions are shown, with s.e. values in parentheses (*P < 0.05; **P < 0.01). R2, coefficient of determination.
  2. aEducation dummies are to be interpreted as differences relative to the category ‘high school or less’.