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dc.contributor.advisor Kerr, Craig en
dc.contributor.author Zaragoza, Elisa en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-31T23:47:17Z en
dc.date.available 2019-10-31T23:47:17Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-10-31 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/214067 en
dc.description.abstract This research project explores the relevance of two factors related to the US-Mexico border region: Incentives to Immigration, Flows and Contributions of Remittance to Mexico’s Economic Growth. The border region of this study includes the following states in both the United States and Mexico: California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Baja California Norte, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, Sonora and Tamaulipas. The analysis conducted on incentive of immigration fows is done through an econometric model based on push-pull factors and the analysis conducted on the contribution of remittances is done through a linear regression model. The results of these analyses indicates that, in order to explain the migratory fows from Mexico to the U.S., the factors related to the push factors associated with Mexican unemployment are more powerful that those of the demand-pull factors. In the matter of remittances, the fndings indicate that this does not explain the Mexican economic growth at state level, but they are signifcant in determining the past levels of migration fows to the United States. en
dc.format.extent 37 pgs. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State Polytechnic University, Pomona en
dc.rights.uri http://www.cpp.edu/~broncoscholar/rightsreserved.html en
dc.subject migration en
dc.subject remittances en
dc.subject Mexico en
dc.subject border states en
dc.title The Border: An Empirical Study in Migration and Remittances 2005-2018 en
dc.type Graduate Project en
dc.contributor.department Department of Economics en
dc.description.degree M.S. en
dc.contributor.committeeMember Lange, Carsten en
dc.contributor.committeeMember Hwu, Shin-Tang en
dc.rights.license All rights reserved en


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