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The Skill and Economic Performance of Mexican Immigrants from 1910 to 1990

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  • Feliciano, Zadia M.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 38 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 386-409

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    Cited by:
    1. Hatton, Timothy J., 2010. "The Cliometrics of International Migration: A Survey," CEPR Discussion Papers 7803, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Gordon H. Hanson & Craig McIntosh, 2007. "The Great Mexican Emigration," NBER Working Papers 13675, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Gordon H. Hanson, 2006. "Illegal Migration from Mexico to the United States," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 44(4), pages 869-924, December.
    4. Hanson, Gordon H., 2010. "International Migration and the Developing World," Handbook of Development Economics, Elsevier.

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