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Feb 06 2014

What Mexican Remittances Say About U.S. Construction Jobs

Mexican remittances, accounting for around two percent of Mexican GDP, provide an important insight into income, spending, and employment for Mexican families and migrant workers. Yet, an additional benefit of understanding cycles in Mexican remittance growth is what they say about the U.S. construction industry in particular, in terms of near-term job prospects.

ECRI’s latest report presents this analysis, with key insights into whether U.S. construction sector job growth will strengthen or weaken in the months ahead, and whether growth in Mexican remittances themselves will wane or rebound.

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