Immigration and Wage Dynamics: Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis

How does the US labor market absorb low-skilled immigration? In the short run, high-immigration locations see their low-skilled labor force increase, native low-skilled wages decrease, and the relative price of rentals increase. Internal relocation dissipates this shock spatially. In the long run, t...

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Volume: 128
Main Author: Monras, Joan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CHICAGO The University of Chicago Press 01.08.2020
published in: The Journal of political economy Vol. 128; no. 8; pp. 3017 - 3089
Data of publication: 20200801
ISSN: 0022-3808
EISSN: 1537-534X
Discipline: Economics
Political Science
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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