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Diferencias territoriales en el retorno a la educación en Chile: Evidencia para las regiones del Biobío y Metropolitana
Horizontes Empresariales (2015)
  • Genaro E. Candia, Universidad del Bio-Bio
  • Andres A. Acuña
Abstract
This paper addresses the differences in the return to education between two regions with the greatest number of higher-education institutions in Chile, Biobio and Metropolitana. Several variants of the Mincer equation are estimated under the Heckit approach using data from the CASEN survey of 2000 and 2011. The results confirm the existence of territorial differences to the detriment of the Biobio region, which are observed in the returns to education, labor experience, and credential effect. Furthermore, the evidence supports the idea of a strong gender gap in earnings inside both regions and the presence of ethnic discrimination in the Metropolitana region.
Keywords
  • human capital,
  • return to education,
  • sheepskin effect,
  • Heckit
Disciplines
Publication Date
June, 2015
Citation Information
Genaro E. Candia and Andres A. Acuña. "Diferencias territoriales en el retorno a la educación en Chile: Evidencia para las regiones del Biobío y Metropolitana" Horizontes Empresariales Vol. 14 Iss. 1 (2015) ISSN: 0717-9901
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andres_acuna/13/