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    • Conflicting Incentives: Government Financial Aid, Vocational-to-University Track Change and Graduates’ Wages in Chile 

      Meneses, Francisco; Blanco, Christian; Flores, Roberto; Paredes, Ricardo (CAF; Caracas, 2020-10-16)
      Although literature on education economic returns is not un- common, research focusing in vocational students is quite scarce. This paper addresses labor market outcomes of vocational high schools’ students and their ...
    • Learning About Opportunity: Spillovers of Elite School Admissions in Peru 

      Estrada, Ricardo; Gignoux, Jérémie; Hatrick, Agustina (CAF; Caracas, 2021-03-29)
      This paper studies how the admission of a student to an elite school changes the schooling outcomes of younger cohorts in the student’s origin school in Peru. Using a sharp regression discontinuity design, the analysis ...
    • Local externalities in labor markets: congestion and information flow among peers 

      Berniell, Lucila; de la Mata, Dolores; Juncosa, Federico (CAF; Caracas, 2020-12-16)
      We explore local externalities in labor markets, exploiting the random assignment of a large-scale internship program in Argentina. Examining the probability of registered employment in the 12 months after the program, we ...
    • Movilidad ocupacional en América Latina 

      Ciaschi, Matías; Gasparini, Leonardo; Neidhöfer, Guido (CAF; Caracas, 2021-12-16)
      La persistencia de desigualdades entre generaciones representa un tópico de sumo interés para las sociedades. Mientras que la mayoría de este tipo de estudios se concentra en desigualdades educativas, en este trabajo ...
    • Spatial inequalities in educational opportunities: The role of public policies 

      Katzkowicz, Noemí; Querejeta, Martina; Rosá, Tatiana (CAF; Caracas, 2021-12-17)
      This paper documents spatial patterns in intergenerational mobility at the top of the educational distribution and assess the role of public policies in increasing educational opportunities. Our analysis relies on novel ...