Browsing by Subject "I25 - Education and Economic Development"
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We investigate whether differences in management explain variation in productivity and whether different labor market policies can impact the allocation of managerial effectiveness. Using data on the universe of students ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-04-30
Hostile policies towards higher education are a prominent feature of authoritarian regimes. We study the capture of higher education by the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile following the 1973 coup. We ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-05-15.
Explaining the Rural-Urban Student Performance Gap for Different Distribution Quantiles in Colombia
This paper studies the determinants of student performance in the PISA 2018 tests in Colombia focusing on the rural-urban gap. Using quantile regression, a student-level education production function at different points ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2021-02-15
Anti-personnel landmines are one of the main causes of civilian victimization in conflict-affected areas and a significant obstacle for post-war reconstruction. Demining campaigns are therefore a promising policy instrument ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2021-12-28
The victimization of civilians and combatants during internal conflicts causes large long-term socioeconomic costs. Unfortunately, it is not clear whether peace negotiations can significantly reduce this burden, as the ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2022-06-17