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What drives short-run labor market volatility in offshoring industries ? evidence from northern Mexico during 2007-2009 (English)

Abstract

Recent research shows that employment in Mexico's offshoring maquiladora industries is twice as volatile as employment in their U.S. industry counterparts. The analyses in this paper use data from Mexico's social security records and U.S. customs between...  See More +

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  • Kaplan, David S.; Lederman, Daniel; Robertson, Raymond;
  • 2012/11/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6268
  • 1
  • 1
  • Mexico
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2012/11/01
  • Disclosed
  • What drives short-run labor market volatility in offshoring industries ? evidence from northern Mexico during 2007-2009
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