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La crisis colombiana de finales del siglo XX: ¿Un choque real o financiero?
(Universidad de Antioquia, 2011)
Determinantes del rendimiento académico en Colombia pruebas ICFES Saber 11º 2009
(Universidad EAFIT, 2010)
Desempeño de las empresas y factores institucionales en Colombia, 2002-2007
(Universidad Externado, 2011)
In this paper, we estimate a dynamic panel data model to determine the effect of various institutional factors on the performance of a sample of Colombian companies during the period 2002-2007. Our results indicate that ...
Does Investment in Schooling Raise National Income? Evidence from Cross-Country Studies
(Universidad EAFIT, 2011)
The economics literature identifies three effects of schooling on national income; the direct effect on the earnings of the workers who receive the schooling and the external effects on workers’ earnings and on physical ...
Costos de Transacción y creación de empresa
(Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, 2010)
The Quality vs. the Quantity of Schooling: What Drives Economic Growth?
This paper challenges Hanushek and Woessmann's (2008) contention that the quality and not the quantity of schooling determines a nation's rate of economic growth. I first show that their statistical analysis is flawed. I ...
The Gender Pay Gap Beyond Human Capital: Heterogeneity in Noncognitive Skills and in Labor Market Tastes
(University of Wisconsin, 2011)
Focused on human capital, economists typically explain about half of the gender earnings gap. For a national sample of MBAs, we account for 82 percent of the gap by incorporating noncognitive skills (for example, confidence ...
Schooling and National Income: How Large Are the Externalities?
This paper uses a new data‐set for cumulative national investment in formal schooling and a new instrument for schooling to estimate the national return on investment in 61 countries. These estimates are combined with data ...