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Table 6 Effect of minimum wages on logged immigrant counts by year of arrival: Mexican immigrants

From: Minimum wages, earnings, and migration

    Mexican immigrants  
    Years in the U.S.  
   yrs<2 2<yrs<4 4<yrs<6 7<yrs <9 yrs>10
 Minimum wage t−1   .054 .404** .137 -.327 -.074
   (.191) (.192) (.187) (.269) (.207)
 GDP per capita t−1(x 1,000)   -.070 .004 -.067 -.144* .094
   (.077) (.096) (.070) (.084) (.086)
 Unemployment t−1   .002 .050 .146 -.137 -.041
   (.105) (.109) (.141) (.121) (.101)
 Manufacturing t−1(x 1,000)   -.009 .018 -.011 -.004 .015
   (.031) (.030) (.028) (.062) (.022)
 State & Year FE  
 State trends  
 R 2   .93 .95 .95 .94 .97
 Obs.   355 364 362 350 387
  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.