Crossing the Border: Self-selection, Earnings and Individual Migration Decisions

  • S. Bertolia, J. Fernández-Huertas Moraga, F. Ortega
  • Published 2010

Abstract

We analyze an international migration episode for which we are able to gather individual-level data covering all relevant countries, namely the exodus of Ecuadorians to Spain and the US in the aftermath of the economic collapse of 1999. Specifically, we produce selection-corrected predictions of counterfactual individual earnings and use them to estimate a… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bertolia2010CrossingTB, title={Crossing the Border: Self-selection, Earnings and Individual Migration Decisions}, author={S. Bertolia and J. Fern{\'a}ndez-Huertas Moraga and F. Ortega}, year={2010} }