Intergenerational Mobility of the Mexican-Origin Population in California and Texas Relative to a Changing Regional Mainstream

@article{Park2014IntergenerationalMO,
  title={Intergenerational Mobility of the Mexican-Origin Population in California and Texas Relative to a Changing Regional Mainstream},
  author={Julie Park and D. Myers and Tom{\'a}s R. Jim{\'e}nez},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={442 - 481}
}
We combine two approaches to gauge the achievements of the Mexican-origin second generation: one the intergenerational progress between immigrant parents and children, the other the gap between the second generation and non-Latino whites. We measure advancement of the Mexican-origin second generation using a suite of census-derived outcomes applied to immigrant parents in 1980 and grown children in 2005, as observed in California and Texas. Patterns of second-generation upward mobility are… Expand
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