The Effects of Enforcement on Illegal Markets: Evidence from Migrant Smuggling Along the Southwestern Border

@article{Gathmann2004TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Enforcement on Illegal Markets: Evidence from Migrant Smuggling Along the Southwestern Border},
  author={Christina Gathmann},
  journal={Immigration},
  year={2004}
}

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