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Working PaperSelf-selection of Mexican migrants in the presence of random shocks: Evidence from the Panic of 1907
Using height as a proxy for physical productivity of labour, this paper estimates the selection of Mexican migration to the United States at the beginning of the flow (1906–08), and it exploits a natural experiment of history to evaluate the im...Labour migration Self-selection International migration
Journal ArticleExporting and Productivity: Learning from Vietnam
Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to CompeteLearning by exporting Self-selection Productivity
Journal ArticleThe Dynamics of Exporting and Innovation: Evidence from the Tunisian Manufacturing Sector
Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to CompeteManufacturing industries Learning by exporting Self-selection