Mendoza, Jorge Eduardo (2002): Educación, experiencia y especialización manufacturera en la frontera norte de México. Published in: Comercio Exterior , Vol. Vol. 5, No. no. 4 (April 2002): pp. 300-308.
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With the establishment of the North American Free Trade Agreement (TLCAN) the northern region manufacturing sector of Mexico exhibited a fast growth during the nineties. This paper seeks to estimate the effects of schooling, labor experience and specialization on labor maquiladora income in the cities of Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez. A weighted LS model was established, using labor earning as the dependent variable, and experience schooling and specialization as the explanatory variables. The results showed that in the northern cities both schooling and experience resulted in higher labor income, particularly in intensive capital and technological industries. The coefficient of specialization was higher in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez than in the rest of the cities included.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Educación, experiencia y especialización manufacturera en la frontera norte de México|
|English Title:||Schooling, experience and manufacturing specialization along the northern border of Mexico|
|Keywords:||Manufacturing sector; maquiladora industry; labor returns to schooling|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
L - Industrial Organization > L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing > L60 - General
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I20 - General
|Depositing User:||Eduardo Mendoza|
|Date Deposited:||14. Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 10:26|
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