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The determinants of immigration from Mexico to the United States: a state-to-state analysis

Nathan Ashby, Avilia Bueno and Deborah Mart�nez Villarreal

Applied Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 20, issue 7, 638-641

Abstract: The determinants of undocumented immigration flows from Mexican 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.

Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2012.727964

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