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Technology, trade, and wage inequality in Mexico before and after NAFTA


  • Esquivel, Gerardo
  • Rodriguez-Lopez, Jose Antonio


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  • Esquivel, Gerardo & Rodriguez-Lopez, Jose Antonio, 2003. "Technology, trade, and wage inequality in Mexico before and after NAFTA," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(2), pages 543-565, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:72:y:2003:i:2:p:543-565

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