Are remittances a stabilizing factor in the Mexican economy?

  • Jorge Eduardo Mendoza Cota Researcher in the Economics Department of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (College of the Northern Border)

Resumen

El trabajo evalúa el papel de las remesas como un mecanismo contracíclico para la fase recesiva del ciclo económico en México. Los flujos de remesas derivan de la intensa migración de trabajadores mexicanos hacia los EUA durante la década de los noventa. El flujo de remesas creció explosivamente hasta el 2006, cayendo en el 2007 y convirtiéndose en negativo en 2008. En el artículo se establece un modelo econométrico de panel utilizando el PIB y a las remesas al nivel estatal para el periodo 2005-2008. Los resultados econométricos muestran un coeficiente positivo para las remesas con relación al comportamiento del componente cíclico del PIB en México. Dichos resultados debilitan loa planteamientos respecto a la consideración de los ingresos por remesas como un instrumento de estabilización macroeconómico en la fase recesiva del ciclo económico.

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Publicado
2012-05-30
Cómo citar
Mendoza Cota, J. (2012). Are remittances a stabilizing factor in the Mexican economy?. EconoQuantum, 9(1), 83-99. https://doi.org/10.18381/eq.v9i1.138