Workers from the Northern Triangle of Central America in Mexico: Analysis of their labor integration

  • Liliana Meza González INEGI and Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Carla Pederzini Villarreal Universidad Iberoamericana
Keywords: immigration, wage differentials, Central American workers, Mexico
JEL Classification: J31, J33, J61

Abstract

Using data from the 2015 Intercensal Survey and the 2010 and 2000 Censuses, this paper analyzes the labor integration of workers from the Northern Triangle of Central America in Mexico. The evidence we present shows that wages and fringe benefits for NTCA workers have been higher than those of Mexican comparable workers, in specific immigrant groups and periods. To confirm these results, we estimate wage and fringe benefit equations with data from the Intercensal Survey and the Censuses integrated, and for immigrants and natives separately.

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Published
13-07-2022
How to Cite
Meza GonzálezL., & Pederzini VillarrealC. (2022). Workers from the Northern Triangle of Central America in Mexico: Analysis of their labor integration. Estudios Económicos, 37(2). https://doi.org/10.24201/ee.v37i2.431
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