Selection and educational attainment : why some children are left behind? Evidence from a middle-income country
Méndez-Errico, Luciana (Universidad de la República)
Ramos Morilla, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada)

Imprint: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor 2019
Description: 29 pag.
Abstract: We model schooling as a sequential process and examine why some children are left behind. We focus on the factors that explain selection at early stages of the education system. Our findings for Uruguay suggest that long-term factors, such as parental background or ethnicity matter across all education stages while the effect of short-term factors, such as family income, wear out as individuals progress in the education system, suggesting a severe selection process at early stages.
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/ECO2016-76506-C4-4-R
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció BES-2011-048083
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció 2017SGR-1571
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Language: Anglès
Series: Discussion paper (Institute for the Study of Labor); 12118
Document: workingPaper
Subject: Schooling transition ; Selection ; Inequality ; Education ; Ethnicity ; Cognitive and non-cognitive abilities ; Sequential dynamic model

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