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Table 4 Estimates of change in log real wage, between t-1 and t, of Mexico-born men and women, by years since arrival in the US, CPS outgoing rotation 2001-2009, matched data

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

Years since immigration (YSI) Men Women
  Traditional New high growth New low growth Traditional New high growth New low growth
YSI =0-3 -0.002 -0.017 0.014 0.003 -0.005 0.017
  (0.022) (0.033) (0.031) (0.052) (0.044) (0.036)
YSI =3-7 0.033 0.059*** 0.041* 0.003 -0.025 0.041
  (0.022) (0.021) (0.021) (0.023) (0.026) (0.033)
YSI =7-11 0.015 0.021 0.012 0.012 0.077* -0.018
  (0.012) (0.025) (0.019) (0.019) (0.039) (0.029)
YSI =11-15 -0.003 -0.036* 0.041*+ 0.017 0.044* -0.008
  (0.014) (0.022) (0.022) (0.018) (0.026) (0.032)
YSI =15-20 0.013 -0.006 0.049** 0.015 0.004 0.076*
  (0.012) (0.016) (0.024) (0.017) (0.027) (0.044)
YSI =20-29 0.024** 0.029 -0.016 0.005 -0.001 0.014
  (0.010) (0.021) (0.024) (0.020) (0.057) (0.035)
All Mexico-born 0.019*** 0.004~ 0.019** 0.013* 0.009 0.022
  (0.005) (0.006) (0.009) (0.007) (0.009) (0.013)
Second-generation Mexicans 0.055*** 0.057** 0.032 0.038*** 0.049*** 0.029
  (0.010) (0.023) (0.024) (0.008) (0.012) (0.021)
Second-generation Mexicans with 0.052*** 0.047** 0.033 0.037*** 0.031 -0.013
High-school or less (0.014) (0.023) (0.028) (0.009) (0.023) (0.029)
  1. Note: See notes to Table 2 for the definitions of destinations. Mexico-born samples are restricted to individuals who arrived in the US in 1980 or later. Robust standard errors clustered on PMSA of residence are in parenthesis. + indicates that the coefficients for new high-growth and new low growth destinations are significantly different at a 95% confidence interval. ~indicates that the coefficients for traditional and new destinations (high or low-growth) are significantly different at a 95% confidence interval. *0.05 < p ≤ 0.1, **0.01 < p ≤ 0.05, ***p ≤ 0.01.