Low Skilled Local Labor Demand Shocks and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Mexican Tequila Crisis

Joan Monras
How does immigration affect natives local wages? A vast literature considers this, much of it focused on Mexican immigration to the United States. Prior work emphasizes the importance of instrumenting for immigrant destinations, the key role of experience-skill cells, and the potential for spillovers to national markets. I build on these, using the Mexican ’Tequila Crisis’ of the mid-1990s as an exogenous shock to immigration. Instrumentation thus includes both a time dimension for the shock...
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