Marie T. Mora

University of Texas-Pan American
Department of Economics and Finance

Department of Economics and Finance
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX
USA
78539
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My primary research interests are in labor economics, particularly in the areas of Hispanic labor-market outcomes (including self-employment issues) as well as the economics of the U.S.-Mexico border. A lot of my research utilizes public-use microdata from the decennial census and the American Community Survey. My studies also involve policy prescriptions.

Citation:
Dávila, Alberto, and Marie T. Mora. 2008. "Changes in the Relative Earnings Gap between Natives and Immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico Border." Journal of Regional Science 48 (3): 525-545.
Citation:
Dávila, Alberto, and Marie T. Mora. 2009. "English Proficiency and the Entrepreneurial Income among Mexican Immigrant Men in the U.S. between 1990 and 2005." In An American Story: Mexican American Entrepreneurship & Wealth Creation, eds. John Sibley Butler, Alfonso Morales, and David Torres. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press. p. 61-78.
Citation:
Mora, Marie T., and Alberto Dávila, eds. 2009. Labor Market Issues along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Substantive Focus:
Economic Policy

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