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Rainfall Patterns and U.S. Migration from Rural Mexico


  • Lori M. Hunter
  • Sheena Murray
  • Fernando Riosmena


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  • Lori M. Hunter & Sheena Murray & Fernando Riosmena, 2013. "Rainfall Patterns and U.S. Migration from Rural Mexico," International Migration Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(4), pages 874-909, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:intmig:v:47:y:2013:i:4:p:874-909

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