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Emigration, remittances and labor force participation in Mexico

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  • Gordon H. Hanson

    (Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe, INTAL)

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Este trabajo examina la emigración, las remesas y la participación de la fuerza laboral en México durante la década de los noventa. Se utilizan dos tipos de familias para el análisis: (a) hogares rurales de México durante 2000, que varían de acuerdo a sí han enviado inmigrantes a los Estados Unidos, o recibido remesas de los Estados Unidos, y (b) personas de México durante 1990 y 2000 que hayan nacido en Estados con una alta o baja exposición a la emigración hacia Estados Unidos = This paper, examines emigration, remittances, and labor-force participation in Mexico during the 1990s. It uses two samples of households for the analysis: (a) rural households in Mexico in 2000, which vary according to whether they have sent migrants to the United States or received remittances from the United States, and (b) individuals in Mexico in 1990 and 2000 born in states with either high-exposure or low-exposure to U.S. emigration = Este trabalho examina a imigraçao, envio de dinheiro e a participaçao da forca de trabalho mexicana durante a década dos noventa. Sao utilizados dois tipos de família para analise: (a) locais rurais, durante 2000, com pessoas vivendo nos Estados Unidos ou, que receberam dinheiro daquele pais; e (b) pessoas vivendo no México em 1990 e 2000, nascidas em estados com alta ou baixa exposiçao a imigraçao aos Estados Unidos

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, INTAL in its series INTAL Working Papers with number 1456.

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Length: 27 p.
Date of creation: Mar 2007
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Handle: RePEc:idb:intalp:1456

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Keywords: REMESAS; MIGRACIONES; TRABAJO;

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  1. Timo Baas & Silvia Maja Melzer, 2012. "The Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances: A sending country perspective," Norface Discussion Paper Series 2012021, Norface Research Programme on Migration, Department of Economics, University College London.
  2. Christian Dustmann & Josep Mestres, 2009. "Remittances and Temporary Migration," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 0909, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
  3. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes & Susan Pozo, 2012. "Remittance Income Volatility and Labor Supply in Mexico," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 79(2), pages 257-276, October.
  4. Quamrul Ashraf & Oded Galor, 2011. "Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations," Working Papers 2011-16, Brown University, Department of Economics.
  5. Federico S. Mandelman, 2011. "Monetary and exchange rate policy under remittance fluctuations," Working Paper 2011-07, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
  6. Diego Battistón, 2010. "Remesas y Migración Internacional en América Latina: Simulación de los Efectos en la Pobreza y la Desigualdad," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0110, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  7. Pablo Acosta, 2011. "Female Migration and Child Occupation in Rural El Salvador," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, vol. 30(4), pages 569-589, August.
  8. Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli & Córdova, Ernesto López & Pería, María Soledad Martínez & Woodruff, Christopher, 2011. "Remittances and banking sector breadth and depth: Evidence from Mexico," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 229-241, July.
  9. Kaestner, Robert & Kaushal, Neeraj, 2012. "Effect of immigrant nurses on labor market outcomes of US nurses," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 219-229.
  10. Georgette A. Fernandez Laris, 2013. "The price of emigration: estimating the effects of the Mexican diaspora on local prices," Post-Print dumas-00877861, HAL.
  11. James Dzansi, 2013. "Do remittance inflows promote manufacturing growth?," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 89-111, August.
  12. Pablo A. Acosta & Emmanuel K.K. Lartey & Federico S. Mandelman, 2007. "Remittances and the Dutch disease," Working Paper 2007-08, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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