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Table 5 Effect of minimum wages on logged immigrant counts by year of arrival: Latin American immigrants

From: Minimum wages, earnings, and migration

    Latin American immigrants  
    Years in the U.S.  
   yrs <2 2<yrs<4 4<yrs<6 7<yrs <9 yrs>10
 Minimum wage t−1   -.016 .038 .285* -.017 .159*
   (.388) (.341) (.160) (.169) (.091)
 GDP per capita t−1 (x 1,000)   .116 .155 .006 -.020 -.007
   (.134) (.120) (.083) (.089) (.064)
 Unemployment t−1   .176 .241* .169 -.139 .019
   (.210) (.132) (.116) (.152) (.096)
 Manufacturing t−1 (x 1,000)   -.008 -.026 -.012 .026 -.022
   (.057) (.042) (.048) (.038) (.025)
 State & year FE  
 State trends  
 R2   .88 .90 .92 .91 .95
 Obs.   325 347 340 319 377
  1. Note–Standard errors are reported in parenthesis below the coefficients.* indicates significance at the 10% level,**at 5% level and ***at the 1% level. Standard errors are clustered by state. Sample sizes vary slightly because we do not observe migrants in all state-year cells when the sample is stratified by arrival intervals. The sample excludes Mexican immigrants.