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Table 5 Estimates of the association between log real wage and years since immigration in the US, CPS outgoing rotation 2001-2009, longitudinal analysis (Person-Fixed-Effects Model)

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

  Men Women
  All Traditional New high growth New low growth All Traditional New high growth New low growth
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
YSI 0-3*t -0.015 -0.001 -0.046 -0.012 0.026 0.043 -0.010 0.016
  (0.025) (0.047) (0.042) (0.029) (0.030) (0.062) (0.044) (0.036)
YSI 3-7*t 0.012 0.008 0.021 0.003 0.009 -0.004 -0.031 0.043
  (0.017) (0.022) (0.030) (0.020) (0.018) (0.020) (0.035) (0.031)
YSI 7-11*t -0.014 0.005 -0.008 -0.041* 0.024 0.012 0.047 0.018
  (0.012) (0.015) (0.020) (0.022) (0.018) (0.027) (0.033) (0.028)
YSI 11-15*t -0.018 -0.021 -0.069*** 0.019+ 0.041*** 0.056*** 0.053** -0.002
  (0.013) (0.014) (0.026) (0.024) (0.015) (0.017) (0.031) (0.031)
YSI 15-20*t 0.001 -0.007 -0.016 0.023 0.032* 0.024 0.015 0.060
  (0.011) (0.013) (0.012) (0.020) (0.017) (0.020) (0.023) (0.042)
YSI 20-29*t 0.008 -0.0001 0.025 0.007 0.004 -0.005 0.040 -0.011
  (0.013) (0.015) (0.022) (0.027) (0.022) (0.025) (0.058) (0.045)
N 14109 14109 14109 14109 7370 7370 7370 7370
  1. Note: See notes to Table 2 for the definitions of destinations. Figures in columns 1 and 5 are based on separate regressions with log real wage as the dependent variable. Years-since-immigration (YSI) is measured as of t-1 and is the same for an individual in both periods t-1 and t. All regressions control for individual fixed effects, age (a dummy variable for each year of age), education, whether married, whether citizen, industry of work, average real wage of second generation Mexicans (by age, education, destination, year of observation and gender), year of observation, and PMSA unemployment rate. Figures in columns 2-4 and 6-8 are also based on separate regressions, where the effect of years-since-immigration is allowed to differ across destinations with the inclusion of three way interactions of: years since immigration, whether the respondent lives in a traditional (or new high-growth or new low growth) destination and whether the observation is taken from year t. Similarly we also allow the effect of year of observation to differ across destinations in the regressions in columns 2-4 and 6-8. + 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. Standard errors clustered on PMSA of residence are in parenthesis.
  2. *0.05 < p ≤ 0.1, **0.01 < p ≤ 0.05, ***p ≤ 0.01.