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Table 3 Estimates of the association between log real wage and years since arrival in the US of Mexican Immigrants, CPS outgoing rotation 2001-2009, cross-sectional data

From: Earnings growth of Mexican immigrants: new versus traditional destinations

   Mexican men   Mexican women   
  1 2 3 4 5 6
Years since immigration       
YSI =3-7 years 0.013 0.003 -0.0002 0.005 0.002 0.003
  (0.009) (0.011) (0.011) (0.013) (0.024) (0.025)
YSI =7-11 years 0.023** 0.028** 0.017 0.003 -0.022 -0.025
  (0.011) (0.013) (0.013) (0.022) (0.022) (0.023)
YSI = 11-15 years 0.054*** 0.051*** 0.049*** 0.016 -0.003 -0.007
  (0.015) (0.016) (0.015) (0.026) (0.026) (0.026)
YSI = 15-20 years 0.075*** 0.085*** 0.064*** 0.051* 0.036 0.021
  (0.020) (0.020) (0.019) (0.029) (0.031) (0.030)
YSI = 20-29 years 0.095*** 0.124*** 0.097** 0.083** 0.070** 0.036
  (0.024) (0.023) (0.023) (0.036) (0.032) (0.032)
3-7 years*New high-growth -- 0.049*** 0.052*** -- 0.023 0.027
   (0.014) (0.015)   (0.030) (0.029)
7-11 years *New high-growth -- 0.034* 0.042** -- 0.084** 0.093***
   (0.020) (0.019)   (0.034) (0.032)
11-15 years *New high-growth -- 0.043** 0.045** -- 0.059* 0.066**
   (0.021) (0.020)   (0.031) (0.031)
15-20 years *New high-growth -- 0.021 0.030 -- 0.048 0.059*
   (0.029) (0.026)   (0.031) (0.032)
20-29 years*New high-growth -- -0.010 -0.0003 -- 0.045* 0.059**
   (0.026) (0.022)   (0.025) (0.025)
3-7 years* New low-growth -- -0.002+ -0.005+ -- -0.003 -0.001
   (0.015) (0.015)   (0.030) (0.030)
7-11 years* New low-growth -- -0.027+ -0.025+ -- 0.023+ 0.028+
   (0.017) (0.016)   (0.028) (0.029)
11-15 years * New low-growth -- -0.015+ -0.021+ -- 0.023 0.026
   (0.019) (0.016)   (0.031) (0.032)
15-20 years * New low-growth -- -0.038*+ -0.027+ -- 0.019 0.026
   (0.020) (0.019)   (0.033) (0.034)
20-29 years* New low-growth -- -0.086***+ -0.069***+ -- 0.015 0.028
   (0.023) (0.020)   (0.031) (0.031)
N 30908 30908 30908 13656 13656 13656
  1. Note: Figures in each column are based on a single regression. Samples are restricted to Mexican men (columns 1-3) and Mexican women (columns 4-6) who arrived in the US in 1980 or later. See notes to Table 2 for the definitions of destinations. All regressions control for age (a dummy variable for each year of age), period of arrival and age at arrival, PMSA unemployment rate, average real wage of second generation Mexicans (by age, education, destination, gender, and year of observation), PMSA and year of observation effects. The effects of year of observations in columns 2, 3, 5 and 6 are allowed to differ across destinations because statistical tests reject the restricted models. Models 3 and 6 also include controls for educational attainment, marital status, citizenship status and industry of work. Standard errors clustered around PMSA of residence are in parentheses. + indicates the coefficients for new high-growth and low-growth destinations are significantly different at 95% confidence interval. *0.05 < p ≤ 0.1, **0.01 < p ≤ 0.05, ***p ≤ 0.01.