Title

The Determinants of Immigration from Mexico to the United States: A State-to-State Analysis

Publication Date

10-1-2012

Document Type

Article

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Nathan J. Ashby, Avilia Bueno & Deborah Martínez Villarreal (2013) The determinants of immigration from Mexico to the United States: a state-to-state analysis, Applied Economics Letters, 20:7, 638-641, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2012.727964

Abstract

The determinants of undocumented immigration flows fromMexican states to US states utilizing data recently released by the Mexican Consulate are analysed. The results generally support that immigrants tend towards states with higher Mexican immigrant populations, shorter distances, higher wages and smaller populations.

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