A dynamic analysis of human capital, female work-force participation, returns to education and changes in household structure in urban Colombia, 1976-1998
AbstractThis paper examines household structure, human capital and returns to education, earnings, female work-force participation and investment in human capital. The cohort approach was used, consisting of following males and females born during the same year over a period of time, data being supplied by the quarterly National Household Surveys (beginning in 1976). Younger parents are having less children; this process has coincided with greater female work-force participation and levels of schooling. The younger generation of women has reached higher levels of education than men; the income gap between men and women from the new generation has become closer. Human capital has been unequally accumulated by different income groups
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Economicas, Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad de Antioquia, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad del Valle, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia in its journal Colombian Economic Journal.
Volume (Year): 1 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 (December)
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- Fabio Sánchez & Jairo Núñez, 2003. "A dynamic analysis of human capital, female work-force participation, returns to education and changes in household structure in urban Colom," COLOMBIAN ECONOMIC JOURNAL, UN - RCE - CID.
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
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- Andrés Felipe García-Suaza & Juan Carlos Guataquí & José Alberto Guerra & Darío Maldonado, 2014.
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