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Determinantes Regionales de la Industria Maquiladora de Exportación en los Estados de la Frontera Norte
[Regional determinants of the export maquiladora industry in the Northern Border states of Mexico]

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  • Mendoza, Jorge Eduardo
  • Calderon, Cuauhtemoc

Abstract

The article focuses on the analysis of pooled labor markets in the maquiladora industry. It studies the regional factors affecting the assymetric distribution of maquiladoras in the Mexican economy. It also estimates the impact of concentration and agglommeration on the employment growth of the maquiladora industry.

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  • Mendoza, Jorge Eduardo & Calderon, Cuauhtemoc, 2001. "Determinantes Regionales de la Industria Maquiladora de Exportación en los Estados de la Frontera Norte
    [Regional determinants of the export maquiladora industry in the Northern Border states of Me
    ," MPRA Paper 3105, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2001.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3105
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    1. Feenstra, Robert C. & Hanson, Gordon H., 1997. "Foreign direct investment and relative wages: Evidence from Mexico's maquiladoras," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(3-4), pages 371-393, May.
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    Cited by:

    1. Jesús Cañas & Roberto Coronado & Robert W. Gilmer & Eduardo Saucedo, 2013. "The Impact of the Maquiladora Industry on U.S. Border Cities," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(3), pages 415-442, September.
    2. Lila J. Truett & Dale B. Truett, 2007. "Nafta And The Maquiladoras: Boon Or Bane?," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 25(3), pages 374-386, July.
    3. Thomas M. Fullerton Jr. & George Novela, 2010. "Metropolitan Maquiladora Econometric Forecast Accuracy," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(3), pages 124-140, September.

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    Keywords

    Localization; external economies; maquiladora;

    JEL classification:

    • R30 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - General
    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology

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