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Análisis de eficiencia de la educación en Colombia

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  • Ana María Iregui

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  • Ligia Melo

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  • Jorge Ramos

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This paper estimates the effect of school and student characteristics on academic performance. Using data for 2002, the paper applies stochastic frontier techniques to estimate the level of technical efficiency of a sample of 4,542 public and private schools. Our findings indicate that both school and student characteristics have a positive and significant effect on academic performance. It appears that private schools are more efficient due to a more favourable environment since, on average, they receive students from higher income families. However, assuming a similar environment, differences in efficiency levels between private and public schools tend to disappear.

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Article provided by UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO in its journal REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO.

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Handle: RePEc:col:000151:004254

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Keywords: análisis de eficiencia; frontera estocástica; Colombia; educación;

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  1. Ligia Alba Melo B. & Jorge Enrique Ramos F. & Pedro Oswaldo Hernández S., 2014. "La Educación Superior en Colombia: Situación Actual y Análisis de Eficiencia," Borradores de Economia 808, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
  2. Jhorland Ayala Garcia & Shirly Marrugo Llorente & Bernardo Saray Ricardo, 2011. "Antecedentes Familiares y Rendimiento Académico en los Colegios Oficiales de Cartagena," REVISTA ECONOMÍA & REGIÓN, UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE BOLÍVAR.
  3. Andrés Fernando Jola S., 2011. "Determinantes de la calidad de la educación media en Colombia: un análisis de los resultados PISA 2006 y del plan sectorial "Revolución Educativa"," COYUNTURA ECONÓMICA, FEDESARROLLO.
  4. Leonardo Bonilla Mejía, 2011. "Doble jornada escolar y calidad de la educación en Colombia," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO SOBRE ECONOMÍA REGIONAL 008352, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ECONOMÍA REGIONAL.
  5. Juan Barón, 2012. "First job experiences of Colombian college graduates: probability of formal employment and wages," Lecturas de Economía, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía, issue 76, pages 55-86.
  6. Ignacio Lozano & Jorge Ramos & Hernán Rincón, 2007. "Implicaciones Fiscales y Sectoriales de la Reforma a las transferencias Territoriales en Colombia," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 002816, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
  7. Loaiza Quintero, Osmar Leandro & Franco Vásquez, Liliana Yaned, 2012. "Un estudio acerca de los determinantes de la productividad y la ineficiencia técnica en la industria colombiana, 1992-2007
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    ," MPRA Paper 47736, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 20 Jun 2013.
  8. Mauricio García Villegas & Laura Quiroz López, 2011. "Apartheid educativo. Educación, desigualdad e inmovilidad social en Bogotá," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 13(25), pages 137-162, July-Dece.
  9. World Bank, 2008. "Colombia - The Quality of Education in Colombia : An Analysis and Options for a Policy Agenda," World Bank Other Operational Studies 7875, The World Bank.
  10. Juan Tomás Sayago Gómez, 2014. "The spatial agglomeration of educated people in Colombia," REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA, UN - RCE - CID.

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