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  • Education and population dynamics 

    Echeverri Figueroa, Julian; Magíster en Economía; jechev29@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Maestría en Economía; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2018)
    The economic literature identifies two effects of schooling on population structure: a negative effect of parent’s schooling on fertility and a positive effect of schooling on life expectancy. As schooling increases, the ...
  • Get to work! Job-education mismatch and spatial mismatch evidence at the intra-urban level for a developing country 

    Baena Castro, David; Magíster en Economía; dbaenac@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Maestría en Economía; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2018)
    This paper explores how job opportunities and accessibility, are linked with the mismatch between schooling years people have and the qualifications their jobs require. This problem has been both theorized as the spatial ...
  • Transmission of monetary policy and bank heterogeneity in Colombia 

    Ortega Londoño, Carolina; Magíster en Economía; cortega1@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Maestría en Economía; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2018)
    This study provides evidence of bank heterogeneity in Colombia for the period 2002-2014 and analyzes how bank-specific characteristics determine the bank-lending channel for monetary policy -- To analyze bank heterogeneity, ...
  • Competencia bancaria y estabilidad del sistema financiero: el caso colombiano 

    Castaño Calderón, Juan David; Magíster en Economía; jcasta45@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Maestría en Economía; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2018)
  • Skills and Productivity in Developing Countries: New evidence from the textile sector in Colombia 

    Gutierrez Pineda, Leonardo; Magíster en Economía; lrodriguep@eafit.edu.co (Universidad EAFIT; Maestría en Economía; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2018)
    Workers' skills are an important determinant of firm productivity. Yet, empirical evidence on the effects of skills on productivity in developing countries is scarce, mainly due to data limitations. We build a new dataset ...