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What explains unemployment in US–Mexican border cities?


  • André Mollick



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  • André Mollick, 2008. "What explains unemployment in US–Mexican border cities?," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 42(1), pages 169-182, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:42:y:2008:i:1:p:169-182 DOI: 10.1007/s00168-007-0125-7

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    J6; R1; R2;

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    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics
    • R2 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis


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