Mexican Americans and wealth: economic status, family and place

@article{Salgado2020MexicanAA,
  title={Mexican Americans and wealth: economic status, family and place},
  author={Casandra D. Salgado and V. Ortiz},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={46},
  pages={3855 - 3873}
}
ABSTRACT We examine the effect of economic, family, and metropolitan area characteristics on Mexican Americans’ wealth outcomes. We use data from the Mexican American Study Project, a data set that allows us to examine longitudinal and intergenerational change. We find that Mexican Americans have one main source of wealth – home equity. Moreover, length of marriage among parent respondents was key for their wealth accumulation, while education and income were important for wealth accumulation… Expand
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